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network

computers and devices connected together to commmunicated or share devices

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LAN

Local ares network computer and divces connected within a confined space such as an office

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WAN

Wide ARea NEtwork multiple computers connected over large geographical areas

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VPN

Virtual private network- using a public network to securely access a private network

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File Server

A computer that processes request from clients across a network

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Client

Hardware or software that sends requests to a server

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network speed

measured in bits per second (bps)

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firewall

software or hardware that helps screen out hackers and viruses

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wireless communication

uses radio waves to allow devices to exchange data or connect to the internet over short distances

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IP Address

a unique, numerical address assigned to each computer or device on a network

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internet

a globel network of networks.

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worldwide web (www)

A collection of web pages you can access through the internet-the www is only part of the internet

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website

a connected group of web pages

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web page

one page on a website

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Link Or Hyperlink

A words phrase or picture that links or connects you to another website or webpage

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http (Hyper text transfer protocol)

the rules used to transfer data over the web

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Html (Hyper text markup language

the programming language of the web

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URL

uniform resource locator the address of a website web page or file on the web

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search engine

a program that searches the web for websites or pages that match keyboards

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Boolean Operators -and, or, not-

help narrow down a search.

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Modem

connects the computer to a phone line

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Browser

Application program that allows you to veiw information an the web and move from location to location

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ISP (internet service provider)

A company that provides a connection to the internet for free.

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DNS (domain name system)

allows us to use names instead of IP addresses to locate across a network.

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common domain name extensions

.COM = comany, EDU = education, .ORG = organization, .GOV = government, .MIL = military.

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homepage

the first page that opens every