Information Technology (IT) Glossary

This is a shortlist of definitions, published to help readers better use our simple language guides on making IT easier and less risky.
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App

Client

Cloud storage

Credential stuffing

Data

Data breach

Data portability

Directory

Domain

Encryption

Grades

Layers

Local

Mobile app

Multi-factor authentication

Operating System

Passphrase

Password manager

Personally identifiable information

Phishing

Primary password

Radio button

Ransomware

Software patch

Sources

Template

Threat actor

Time-based one-time password

Types

Vulnerability

Web app

Word processor


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