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Wireless Network

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Wireless access point
A device that allows other devices to connect to a network using standards such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Twisted pair cable
The least expensive transmission media that consists of two wires that wrap around each other. Used as a standard (Ethernet)
Network interface card
A hardware device internal to a computer that allows a computer to connect to a network.
Wi-Fi
A technology for wireless local area networking with devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.
Bluetooth
a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices.
4G
is a generation of mobile telecommunications technology.
LAN
Local Area Network
WAN
Wide Area Network
WEP
Wired Equivalent Protocol. An early form of encryption for Wi-Fi Networks, with flawed security.
WPA
Wi-Fi Protected Access. A more advanced and secure form of Wi-Fi Encryption.
Protocol
A system of rules in communications that allow two or more devices to transmit information
HTTP
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
HTTPS
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
POP
Post Office Protocol
IMAP
Internet Message Access Protocol
SMTP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
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