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Cybersecurity Style Guide

Q

QA (n.)

Quality Assurance. Do not spell out. Everyone needs an editor. :)

QAnon

Pronounced as “Q-anon.”

Related:

QLess

A queue management platform.

QR code (n.)

Quick response code. Do not spell out.

QSA, QSAs (n.)

Qualified Security Assessor. Spell out on first use.

Related:

PCI
Queercon

An annual security conference that happens within DEF CON in Las Vegas.

queue (n.)

A structure where data is retrieved following the first-in first-out principle. Compare to stack.

QUIC

Quick UDP Internet Connections. An experimental transport layer network protocol. Pronounced as “quick.” Do not spell out.

Related:

QWERTY (n.)

A common keyboard layout originally designed for typewriters.

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