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data processor

[′dad·ə ′präs‚es·ər]
(computer science)
Any device capable of performing operations on data, for instance, a desk calculator, an analog computer, or a digital computer.
Person engaged in processing data.

data processor

(1) A person who works in data processing.

(2) A computer that is processing data, in contrast with a computer performing another task, such as controlling a network.
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* The app's collaboration portal allows data processors to manage their ongoing obligations and work with data controllers on all contracts and addendums.
"It is not uncommon for data processors to keep quiet about a breach, or report it significantly after the event.
Glossary Data subject An identifiable living individual about whom data is kept Data controller A person in an organisation who directs how the data should be Processed Data processor The person carrying out work on the data Processing The obtaining, recording and use of personal data Notification The process of registering a data controller's processing details with the Information Commissioner.
* Redefinition of the roles performed by service providers such as data processor and data controller to reflect technological realities
Blasch Precision Ceramics, Inc., Albany, New York, has appointed Michael Hanagan manager of new product/process development, Quentin Ming staff scientist, Christopher Tournour market manager and Carolyn Cole data processor.
Likewise, it's difficult now to look at the first film the Eameses made for IBM - The Information Machine: Creative Man and the Data Processor (1957), in which the narrator intones that computers represent the "culmination of centuries of tools and systems man has developed to process information" - without immediately thinking it's an ad for Big Brother rather than Big Blue.
He started in a summer job as a utility pole digger and was promoted to data processor. The company's huge, room-sized, temperamental computer had ruined many family dinners and cut short many vacations.
Data processor Seamus left a party on Skye on Saturday, telling pals he was walking home.
For example, in many instances, Foxtrot can be deployed in lieu of a core data processor's more costly middleware solution.
Virginia based FedComp, a credit union core data processor provider, has announced that it is offering a free demo on mobile banking to credit unions.
Hence, MTC today perceives itself not only as a data processor and aggregator, but also as a universal competence center in credit risk as well as in the compliance and regulatory framework for the microfinance industry.
The Regulations address security of processing of personal data, and include an obligation on the data controller, or the data processor carrying out the data controller's function at the time of an intrusion, to notify the ADGM registrar of a data breach incident.