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A sequence of events that occurs between the time that you turn on a computer and the time that it is ready for you to issue commands is referred to as the boot process.
One of the reasons Microsoft Windows suffers from the reputation for being the most vulnerable to viruses, worms, and other attacks is because of hackers with anti-establishment sentiments.
A General Purpose License or GPL allows anyone to make copies for their own ise to give to others or to sell.
When you use Windows, Mac OS, or a Linux graphical file manager, each sub-directory is depicted as a folder
To be a certain a file can be opened by the recipient, simply save it as an .exe and then anyone can open it.
With remote backups, the speed for backing up and restoring data is independent of the speed of your Internet connection
Some systems streamline the backup process by restoring a computer's operating system, devices drivers, settings, and data in a single step-a process called restore pointing
A bus topology connects all devices to a common backbone, which functions as a shared communications link.
A process called handshaking allows two communications devices on a network to negotiate their communications protocols.
MAC addresses are used for some low-level network functions and can also be employed to establish network security.
A packet always travels from the source directly to the destination, never traveling through intermediate routing devices.
In the accompanying figure, the item on the left simply plugs into a serial port on the outside of the system unit.
Microwaves cannot be aimed in a single direction and have less carrying capacity than radio waves.
A crytographic algorithm is word, number, or phrase that must be known to encrypt or decrypt a message
Cloud computing is the term given to analyzing cloud patterns and with the help of the computer predicting the weather.
One of the most common ways of gaining unauthorized access to a network is by looking for open ports.
Accessing Internet mobility is possible with most of today's wired or wireless Internet technologies
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