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The optimal amount of memory for a video card depends on?
quality of the video, resolution of the monitor, number of monitors you have (All the above)
SuperFetch is a memory-management technique that?
preloads the applications you use most into system memory
What is the name for the time it takes a storage device to locate its stored data and make it available for processing?
small blocks of memory next to the CPU chip that acts as a holding place for data that the CPU accesses the most
a prediction; states that the number of transistors on a CPU chip will double every 2yrs
checking the subsystems to see if the computer has the right hardware components to do what the user wants it to do
Hackers without sophisticated computer knowledge who use tools developed by others to break into systems are called?
Which are programs that pretend to be a useful program but do something malicious on your computer?
Large groups of software programs that run automatically on many computers at the same time often to perpetrate DoS attacks are known as?
When hackers use zombie computers to launch an attack on another computer or web site it is known as?
distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack
Programs that download to your computer, usually without your knowledge, for the purpose of collecting info, is a type of cyber annoyance known as?
program that downloads on your computer when you install a freeware program; pop-ups, advertisements
specifically designed to detect viruses and protect a computer and files from harm
type of spyware that monitors keystrokes with the intent of stealing passwords and other info
process of sending e-mails to lure internet users to reveal personal info that lead to identity theft
any technique that uses social skills to generate human interaction for the purpose of enticing individuals to reveal sensitive info
computer program that attaches itself to another computer programs and attempts to spread to other computers when files are exchanged
Having different birthdates for the same person on two different lists is an example of?
Which of the following is NOT one of the three main advantages of using databases?
elimination of data recording errors
An electronic system used to keep track of everyday business activities is an example of a?
process in which data is analyzed to spot patterns or trends that would otherwise not be obvious
Decision Support System (DSS)?
computer-based information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities
describes how and when and by whom a particular set of data was collected, and how the data is formatted
Structured Query Language (SQL)?
programming language designed for managing data in relational database management systems
Which of the following is not an advantage of installing a client/server network in a college?
Decentralization of network security protection
Which is not a reason why client/server networks are usually installed in large businesses?
Peripherals can't be shared on peer-to-peer networks.
When networks are developed at two college campuses 30 miles apart, the networks would be classified as?
To provide for sharing of an internet connection, which server would a corporate network include?
Fiber-optic cable most likely would be used in a corporate network when?
speed is more important than cost
Providing adequate security on a corporate network involves these issues, except?
installing NOS blocking software
software framework that provides an environment in which applications can run, no matter what the applications are or what they do
special purpose computer on a network specifically designed and configured to withstand attacks
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