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Gateway

A way to securely manage data flows between connected networks from different security domains.

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation

A regulation in European Union (EU) law on data protection and privacy in the EU and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the transfer of personal data outside the EU and EEA.

Global Positioning System

A system of satellites combined with receivers on Earth that determines the latitude and longitude of any particular receiver through triangulation.

Gmail

A free web-based email service by Google.

Google

A very popular search engine created by Google Inc.

Google Drive

A file storage and synchronisation service developed by Google Inc. Google Drive allows users to store files on their servers, synchronise files across devices, and share files.

Google Play

A digital distribution service operated and developed by Google Inc, originally called Android Market. It serves as the official app store for the Android operating system, allowing users to browse and download applications developed with the Android software development kit and published through Google.

GoToMyPC

Remote desktop software that allows users to access computers remotely using a web browser.

GovHack

An international competition for people of all abilities who seek to make life better through open data. Across one weekend, thousands come together to form teams, agree projects, and participate in what has become one of the world's largest open data competitions.

GPS

Global Positioning System

Greenfield

A software project that is developed from scratch rather than built from an existing program.

Grey hat

A hacker or computer security expert who may sometimes violate laws or typical ethical standards, but may not have the malicious intent typical of a black hat hacker. See also ‘white hat’ and ‘black hat’.

Guidance

An impartial publication by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) which will help you to identify your options, provide direction and narrow down your choices, and may include instructions relating to specific products. The ACSC makes every undertaking to ensure the accuracy and quality of the information it provides but is not accountable for any decision made based on it.

Gumtree

An online classified advertisement and community website. Classified ads are either free or paid for depending on the product category and the geographical market.