Short for Service GPRS Support Node, it mediates access to network resources on behalf of mobile subscribers (MS) and implements the packet scheduling policy between different QoS classes. It is responsible for establishing the Packet Data Protocol (PDP) context with the GGSN (gateway GPRS support node) upon activation. [Source: Adapted from Motorola Worldwide]
Short for Simple HTML Ontology Extension, SHOE is an XML-compatible extension to HTML that enables Web authors to annotate their Web documents semantically with machine-readable knowledge. SHOE is designed to make it possible for robots and other Web-agents to gather meaningful information about Web pages and documents. It was developed by the Parallel Understanding Systems […]
Short for security identifier, a security feature of the Windows NT and 2000 operating systems. The SID is a unique name (alphanumeric character string) that is used to identify an object, such as a user or a group of users in a networkof NT/2000 systems. Windows grants or denies access and privileges to resources based […]
Short for Security Incident and Event Manager SIEM is a set of tools used by IT professionals and system administrators to manage multiple security applications and devices, and to respond automatically to resolve security incidents.
Acronym for special interest group, a group of users interested in a particular subject who discuss the subject at meetings or via an online service. SIGs exist for almost every conceivable subject. Online SIGs are sometimes called forums or conferences.
Short for single instruction, multiple data. A type of parallel computing architecture that is classified under Flynn’s taxonomy. A single computer instruction perform the same identical action (retrieve, calculate, or store) simultaneously on two or more pieces of data (Charles Belov, 1997). * Typically this consists of many simple processors, each with a local memory […]