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Service that connects a computer to the internet. Can be done through a cable modem, through DSL or dial ip service over a phone line, or over Wi-Fi in coffee shops and on many college campuses.
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it possible to exchange information.
(Internet Service Provider) A company that provides access to the Internet.
a high-speed Internet connection over telephone lines
Fast, direct Internet access via cable TV lines.
An Internet connection that is established using a modem and telephone lines. Slowest data transfer.
A high-speed Internet connection such as cable, satellite, or digital subscriber line (DSL).
A communication device that converts one form of a signal to another.
A __________ forwards packets across computer networks.
Helps to prevent people from gaining access to your computer through the internet.
A piece of hardware that allows computers to communicate over a computer network.
World Wide Web
A computer that provides access to various network
A software program used to display web pages
Connecting all of your devices to your router without having to purchase a separate internet service for each computer.
An iTunes feature; allows you to stream music and movies.
The unique threats and defenses associated with wireless computer networks
Service Set Identifier; the name of a wireless network.
A series of characters that is used to control access to the network.
Longer than a password and easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess.
Prevents unauthorized people from reading the data that is transmitted over your wireless network.
(Wi-Fi Protected Access) A method for encrypting data transmitted over wireless networks.
An operating system allows you to __________ with the computer
Your __________ is the final focus of your professional image.
Blue Screen of Death
An error condition in which a PC "freezes" and displays a black screen (blue screen prior to Windows Vista); usually turning the computer off and turning it on again clears the error.
a common website error message that indicates a webpage cannot be found. It may be produced when a user clicks an outdated (or "broken") link or when a URL is typed incorrectly in a Web browser's address field.
__________ is internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked to allow sharing of data-processing tasks, centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources.
A free, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users.
Applications installed on a personal computer, typically supporting tasks performed by a single user (Microsoft office suite, photo editors, computer games).
Where can we save any document, video, pictures and retrieve anywhere in the world.
note taking app using the cloud.
A Windows utility that shows programs currently running and permits you to exit nonresponsive programs when you click End Task.
When a device is interfering with your computer's booting process.
software that is specifically designed to detect viruses and protect a computer and files from harm.
A way of being/commitment to secure the interests and welfare of those entrusted to ones care.