Internet and Networking
Terms from the Internet and Networking unit.
The amount of data that can be transmitted over a network in a given amount of time.
Who you 'pay' for Internet access
connecting to the internet via a phone line
high-speed Internet access
software used to access and view webpages
hypertext transfer protocol are the rules computers use to transfer web pages across the Internet
protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
HyperText Markup Language, the authoring language used to create documents on the World Wide Web.
A software program you can use to find Web sites, Web pages, and Internet files.
assist search engines in properly categorizing your Web pages and help validators find syntax errors.
a link from a hypertext file to another location or file
A computer that delivers (servers) Web pages you request.
a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet
hardware and/or software that guards a private network by analyzing the information leaving and entering the network
small distinct units of data that are exchanged between nodes on a network
commercial website extension
non-profit website extension
federal government website extension
helper 'application' designed for one specific purpose
the world's largest network
a company's private Web or network
to transfer a file from the Internet or other computer to your own computer
to transfer a file from your own computer to the Internet or other computer
unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running
computer software that is designed to collect personal info about users without their informed consent
a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer
software designed to search for viruses, notify users when they are found, and remove them
real simple syndication feed from a website, allows for the simple retrieval of newly added content
a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
small computer programs left behind on your computer when you visit a website
Advanced research project agency network - 'the first Internet'
the first browser
Collaborative writing tool
a document proving ownership and/or security of a website
identifies a site on the Internet
a local computer network for communication between computers
a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
A method and philosophy for free software licensing and distribution designed to encourage use and improvement of software.
a device that examines each packet of data it receives and then decides which way to send it onward toward its destination
set of wireless networking technologies
send mail transfer protocol
recieve mail protocol
a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
displays multimedia content inside the web browser
a simple code that can be included in a Web page to allow an action to occur - adds to HTML
a query that uses operators like; +, -. or " ".