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What is needed in order to connect to the Internet?
IP ADDRESS
A set of rules specifically for an organization's network such as a school's rules for Internet use.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (AUP)
A method of sending information over a network - simultaneously sending the same message to multiple recipients such as playing music over the Internet.
BROADCAST
Software programs like Internet Explorer and Safari that help you see web sites.
BROWSER
An extension used in a URL, such as .com or .org; used to identify the type of entity to which a site belongs.
DOMAIN NAME
Saving pictures, music or other files from a network or the Internet to your computer.
DOWNLOAD
Sources of viruses
DOWNLOADING
PORTABLE STORAGE DEVICES
EMAIL ATTACHMENTS
A procedure that renders the contents of a message or file unintelligible to anyone not authorized to read it such as scrambled credit card numbers when purchasing online.
ENCRYPTION
A computer or computer software that stops unauthorized users from accessing private information; prevents network intrusion.
FIREWALL
A satellite navigational system of satellites and receiving devices used to compute position on earth.
GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)
A web browser feature that allows you to move quickly from one location to another.
HYPERLINK
The first or welcome page for a web site; the starting point for the entire site which may contain links from this starting page.
HOME PAGE
A global network of thousands of computer networks that offers e-mail and information services to millions of users.
INTERNET
A connection between one page in a hypertext or multimedia document and another page or document.
LINK
Two or more computers connected to each other in a local area; within the same building or room.
LOCAL AREA NETWORK (LAN)