computers and devices connected together to commmunicated or share devices
Local ares network computer and divces connected within a confined space such as an office
Wide ARea NEtwork multiple computers connected over large geographical areas
Virtual private network- using a public network to securely access a private network
A computer that processes request from clients across a network
Hardware or software that sends requests to a server
measured in bits per second (bps)
software or hardware that helps screen out hackers and viruses
uses radio waves to allow devices to exchange data or connect to the internet over short distances
a unique, numerical address assigned to each computer or device on a network
a globel network of networks.
worldwide web (www)
A collection of web pages you can access through the internet-the www is only part of the internet
a connected group of web pages
one page on a website
Link Or Hyperlink
A words phrase or picture that links or connects you to another website or webpage
http (Hyper text transfer protocol)
the rules used to transfer data over the web
Html (Hyper text markup language
the programming language of the web
uniform resource locator the address of a website web page or file on the web
a program that searches the web for websites or pages that match keyboards
Boolean Operators -and, or, not-
help narrow down a search.
connects the computer to a phone line
Application program that allows you to veiw information an the web and move from location to location
ISP (internet service provider)
A company that provides a connection to the internet for free.
DNS (domain name system)
allows us to use names instead of IP addresses to locate across a network.
common domain name extensions
.COM = comany, EDU = education, .ORG = organization, .GOV = government, .MIL = military.
the first page that opens every