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File Transfer

Definition:
Is the process of copying or moving a file from one computer to another over a network or Internet connection. It enables sharing, transferring or transmitting a file or a logical data object between different users and/or computers both locally and remotely.
Theme(s):
Integration and Interoperability, Enterprise Architecture
Context:
Integration

File Transfer Protocol with SSL Security

Definition:
An extension to the FTP protocol that adds Secure Socket Layer (SSL)/Transport Layer Security (TLS)-based mechanisms/capabilities on a standard FTP connection. It mainly enables performing or delivering standard FTP communication on top of an SSL-based security connection. FTPS is also known as FTP Secure.
Theme(s):
Information Security, Enterprise Architecture

Finding

Definition:

A Quality Assurance (QA) provider's assessment of the project's use of project management best practices, as well as their assessment of deficiencies or gaps in the application of those best practices that may have an adverse impact on the project.  Findings are assumed to require corrective actions.

Theme(s):
Portfolio Management, Governance, Program and Project Management
Context:
Project Management, Oversight

Firewall

Definition:

A combination of hardware and software designed to control the types of network connections allowed to a system or combination of systems or that enforces a boundary between 2 or more networks.

Theme(s):
Information Security, Enterprise Architecture

Flexible Work

Definition:
Flexible work is an alternative schedule that allows full-time employees to eliminate at least one work day every two weeks by working longer hours during the remaining days, resulting in less commute trips (compressed workweek), or allows the employees some flexibility in starting and ending times outside the agency's normal work hours (flextime) consistent with WAC 357-28-225
Theme(s):
Enterprise Architecture, Administrative and Financial Systems
Context:
Business Functions