(strâng pas´wërd) (n.) A password that is difficult to detect by both humans and computer programs, effectively protecting data from unauthorized access. A strong password consists of at least six characters (and the more characters, the stronger the password) that are a combination of letters, numbers and symbols (@, #, $, %, etc.) if allowed. Passwords are typically case-sensitive, so a strong password contains letters in both uppercase and lowercase. Strong passwords also do not contain words that can be found in a dictionary or parts of the user��s own name.
- structural hazard
In processing, the phenomenon when a planned instruction cannot execute in the proper clock cycle, or clock tick, because the hardware it is running on cannot support the combination of instructions that are set to execute in the given clock cycle, causing resource conflicts. For example, a structural hazard would occur if a processor tried […]
- Structured Data
Data that resides in a fixed field within a record or file is called structured data. This includes data contained in relational databases and spreadsheets. Characteristics of Structured Data Structured data first depends on creating a data model – a model of the types of business data that will be recorded and how they will […]
A routine that doesn’t actually do anything other than declare itself and the parameters it accepts. Stubs are used commonly as placeholders for routines that still need to be developed. The stub contains just enough code to allow it to be compiled and linked with the rest of the program.
- stub network
A stub network is an internal network, usually a LAN (Local Area Network) that carries data packets only among local hosts. Data on a stub network is destined for an endpoint located on that network. Network traffic on a stub network is local in that it doesn’t travel off the internal network.
(1) A slang term used to describe the practice of inflating sales and earnings numbers by delivering products to the channel ahead of schedule. (2) Short for keyword stuffing.