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MIS study quiz 7
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standard that specifies the format of data as well as the rules to be followed during transmission
Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP)
the standard Internet protocol, which provides the technical foundation for the public Internet
allows users to work from remote locations such as home or hotel using high-speed Internet to access business applications and data
A single unit of binary data routed through a network
A direct private network that creates a "private tunnel" within the Internet to connect to the corporate server
tags have their own transmitter and a power source (typically a battery)
an extension of an Intranet that is available only to authorized outsiders
Which business application uses electronic tags and labels to identify objects wirelessly over short distances?
an encryption algorithm designed to protect wireless transmission data
a wireless PAN technology that transmits signals over short distances among cell phones, computers, and other devices
An intelligent connecting device that examines each packet of data it receives and then decides which way to send it onward toward its destination
A model for applications in which the bulk of the back-end processing, such as performing a physical search of a database, takes place on a server, while the front-end processing, which involves communicating with the users, is handled by the clients
Enables the transmission of data over public or private networks
A communications, data exchange, and resource-sharing system created by linking two or more computers and establishing standards, or protocols, so that they can work together
Network Operating system
runs a network, steering information between computers and managing security and users
Refers to the geometric arrangement of the actual physical organization of the computers (and other network devices) in a network
Which of the following represents the bus topology?
All devices are connected to a central cable or backbone
What allows files containing text, programs, graphics, numerical data, and so on to be downloaded off or uploaded onto a network?
File transfer protocol (FTP)
What is TCP/IP's own messaging system for email?
Simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP)
What allows web browsers and servers to send and receive web pages?
Hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP)
Which of the following is not a commonly used type of guided media?
Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol
type of cable composed of four (or more) copper wires twisted around each other within a plastic sheath
How many layers does the OSI model contain?
What is the efficient coexistence of telephone, video, and data communication within a single network, offering convenience and flexibility not possible with separate infrastructures?
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