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Page depth

What does page depth mean? Page depth is a measurement that indicates the average number of page views per session. It shows how many individual web pages users click on a homepage. The corresponding value for different periods of time is taken by page operators, for example Google Analytics....

SaaS4KMU

Behind the term SaaS4KMU is a SaaS solution that offers SMEs in particular a variety of different advantages. Since the software is provided by an external provider, many additional requirements can be waived in the using company. For example, the using company does not have to invest in an...

Safari

What is safari? Safari is the name of the Internet browser of the Californian company Apple. It is pre-installed on all devices in the house – i.e. on the iPhone, the iPad and all computers with the Mac OS operating system. A version intended for Windows still exists in...

Safe harbor

What does Safe Harbor mean? Safe Harbor was the name given to an agreement between the EU and the USA valid until 2015. It regulated the transfer of personal data and has been subject to severe criticism since the NSA scandal in 2013. The European Court of Justice (ECJ)...

Sales funnel

A sales funnel is a scheme used in marketing to find buyers in a circle of prospects – but how does the tool work and what is a sales funnel? As an important core concept of digital marketing, a constructed sales model helps to find people who benefit...

SaltStack

SaltStack is a configuration and management software and remote execution module based on the Python scripting language and available as open source software. The tool is oriented on the so-called “Infrastucture as a Code” (IAAC) approach. It is mainly used for the provision and management of cloud services and...

Scamming

The term“scamming” or“scam” is of English origin and translated into German means something like cheating. Scamming refers to criminal methods used by criminals to deceive gullible and naive people into transferring sums of money to them. The so-called “scammers”, as the people who carry out a scam are called,...

Scraping

What is scraping? Scraping is used to extract data from websites. Web scraping software can access the World Wide Web directly through the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) or through a web browser. While scraping can be performed manually by a software user, the term usually refers to automated processes...

Screen Real Estate

Screen Real Estate refers to the entirety of the screen space physically available to display content or, for example, a user interface. Loosely translated, the term means “valuable screen real estate”. This is intended to make an additional factor clear. It is not only about how much screen is...

Scriptkiddie

Scriptkiddie is a mostly pejorative term for less experienced hackers who try to gain access to networks using existing scripts. It is characteristic that scriptkiddies do not perform any programming work of their own. They use existing programs to make an impression on their friends or hacker communities, for...

Scroll navigation

What is scrolling navigation? Written documents or image galleries that have more than one page must be numbered consecutively. This is similar to a book or an illustrated book in the offline area. Scroll navigation is used to be able to scroll through the online documents. These are clickable...

Scrollmap

The better webmasters understand how visitors behave on your website, which areas they look at and which they ignore, the better a website can be optimized for users. One tool for the analysis of visitor behaviour is the so-called scrollmap. What is a scrollmap? A scrollmap is an analysis...

Scrum

The term Scrum is used to describe a method of agile software development. The method is based on the largely autonomous self-organization of the individual teams and daily meetings to record the progress of the project and plan new activities. What distinguishes the Scrum method? Scrum represents a type...

Scrum board

What is a Scrum Board? A Scrum Board is a visual display that tracks projects and their progress in either a physical or virtual format. The board is divided into vertical categories that show the progress of a time-based project called a sprint. Events such as Sprint Planning, Sprint...

Scrum master

What is a Scrum Master? A Scrum Master is an instance responsible for ensuring that the Scrum process runs smoothly. The master is in close contact with the development team, but is not part of the team himself. This is to ensure a certain degree of objectivity in order...

Security misconfiguration

Security Misconfiguration is defined as not implementing all security controls for a server or web application, or implementing security controls but having them flawed or incomplete. What a company considers a secure environment actually has dangerous gaps or flaws that put the company and the users of an app...