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Term Definition
NAP (Normal Administrative Practice)This concept allows for the destruction on a routine basis, without authorisation, of records which have no continuing value to the organisation.
 
NASFixed disks, RAID arrays, and magnetic tape drives connected directly to a Storage Area Network (SAN) or other direct network connection. This s in contrast to a file server where the peripherals are connected to the network via a computer (the server).
 
Natural LanguageRefers to situations in which no controlled vocabulary is used. Indexing and/or retrieval may be based on words from the texts of documents or elsewhere (e.g. from titles), but not from a controlled/authorised list of terms.
 
NetBEUINetworking. NetBIOS Exended User Interface. Transport layer protocol used in Microsoft and IBM PC (OS/2) networks. NetBEUI was introduced by IBM in 1985 for use in networks of 20 to 200 computers. NetBEUI is good in small networks, but not recommended for larger networks and is none routable.
 
NetbIOSNetworking. Network Basic Input Output System. Session layer protocol used in Microsoft and IBM (OS/2) networks.
 
NetmaskNetworking. A bit mask that specifies the local network portion of an IP address, allowing you to logically subdivide a network.
 
Non-repudiationThe service which provides protection from an individual denying sending information (non-repudiation with proof of origin), or protection from an individual denying receiving information (non-repudiation with proof of delivery). These services are closely related to signing and notarization.
 
NRZStorage products. No Return to Zero : Phase coding, used particularly with magnetic tape drives and hard disk drives.
 


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