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1. an act of forward movement by an animal, completed when the legs have returned to their initial relative positions
2. Rowing the distance covered between strokes
3. Jazz a piano style characterized by single bass notes on the first and third beats and chords on the second and fourth


(Spoofing, Tampering, Repudiation, Information, Denial, Elevation) An acronym for remembering six areas of risk in technology. For an excellent example of applying STRIDE to Web applications, visit the keepers of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) at

Spoofing Identities
A user should not be able to assume the identity of, or mask the attributes of, someone else. Using a public key infrastructure (PKI) and digital signatures is a way of preventing spoofing.

Tampering With Data
The integrity of data should be preserved at all times. Encryption, independent verification and input, process and output validation are some of the tools that can be used.

Repudiate a Transaction
A valid transaction should not be subject to rejection. Good audit trails and signing a message with date and time are examples of preventative methods.

Information Disclosure
Information should not fall into unauthorized hands. Data loss prevention (DLP) techniques are used to strengthen corporate confidentiality. See DLP.

Denial of Service
A server or an application should not be vulnerable to being put out of service. Redundant and/or backup systems are datacenter architectures that can be used.

Elevation of Privilege
An unauthorized user should not be allowed administrator rights. Refusing to share passwords or tokens can reduce this risk. See access control.
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To be fair to McGrath, Perfect Stride looked the winner in the last 50 yards and it was literally on the nod, with General Eliott lurching forward just as Perfect Stride's head was coming back.
Gill and her team's experience is a great fit both strategically and culturally with Stride Treglown Davies.
We want the pitchers to stride out, take a big stride, enabling him to get a release point closer to the hitter.
Let's take the race from the last ten strides, at which point the winner, Lake Shabla, was four lengths behind Shane's mount Just Logic.
So while conducting the drills, I would tell my pitchers, "Concentrate on keeping a locked stride leg.
The combination of a light, wheeling turnover, minimized bouncing, and greater quadriceps flexibility and knee flexion can help you achieve the right stride length and cadence for improved speeds at reduced injury risk, whether you're on an easy recovery run or in the midst of an intense track workout.
Raise the torso gradually, but try to get into the upright position as soon as possible in order to initiate a fill running stride.