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    ultrasound

    Ultrasound is acoustic (sound) energy in the form of waves having a frequency above the human hearing range.

  • United States Secret Service (USSS)

    The United States Secret Service (USSS) is a federal law enforcement agency mandated by Congress to carry out two sets of primary objectives: provide protection for designated sites and events as well as national and visiting leaders, and preserve the integrity of the U.S. economy by safeguarding the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems.

  • user account provisioning

    User account provisioning is a business process for creating and managing access to resources in an information technology (IT) system. To be effective, an account provisioning process should ensure that the creation of accounts and provisioning of access to software and data is is consistent and simple to administer.

  • user authentication

    User authentication is the verification of an active human-to-machine transfer of credentials required for confirmation of a user’s authenticity; the term contrasts with machine authentication, which involves automated processes that do not require user input.

  • user behavior analytics (UBA)

    User behavior analytics (UBA) is a process in which security teams use monitoring tools to track, collect and assess the network activities of all individuals accessing those system to detect potentially malicious activity.

  • user profile

    In a Windows environment, a user profile is a record of user-specific data that define the user's working environment.

  • USGCB (United States Government Configuration Baseline)

    The United States Government Configuration Baseline, or USGCB, is a government-wide initiative that provides guidance on information security configuration best practices for IT products leveraged by federal agencies.

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