Communication and Entertainment 1

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  • Created by: Rianne B
  • Created on: 31-10-13 20:39
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  • Communication and Entertainment
    • Local Area Networks (LAN) - confined to small area, located in single building, cheap to build and run, uses equipment owned by organisation
    • Wide Area Network (WAN) - covers a wide area, in different places, expensive to build and run, uses equipment owned by telecommunications companies
    • Internet - vast amount of info, access to organisations, lack of central control/censorship, info may not be right
    • Data Encryption - process of coding files before they are sent over a network
    • Authentication - Username/Password/Digital Signature, phishing - normal email sent but return email is false and linked to criminals.
    • Info on web - relevance, accuracy, bias, currency


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