ICT Keywords Info 2 part 2 topics 5-9

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The process of coding files before they are sent over a network to protect them from hackers. Can also be done to saved files to prevent them being understood if they are stolen.
Encryption
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A piece of software, hardware or both that is able to protect a network from hackers.
Firewall
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A series of characters chosen by the user that are used to check the identity of the user to allow them access to the computer system or network.
Password
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A name or number that is used to identify a certain user of a network or system.
User ID
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The person who holds responsibility of controlling how the organisation processes personal data.
Data Controller
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The living individual that the personal information is about.
Data Subject
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The person responsible for enforcing the data protection act 1998.
Information commissioner
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Data about a living person which is specific to that person
Personal data
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The process of letting the Information Commissioner's Office know that personal data is being processed.
Notification
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The process of illegally processing software.
Piracy
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A document which sets out the terms by which the software can be used, this is how many computers the software can be run on simultaneously.
Software Licence
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Copies of software and data so that if this is lost on the original computer system it can be recovered.
Backup
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Crimes committed with an ICT system as its major part.
Cybercrime
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Unsolicited bulk email, ie emails from people you do not know sent to masses of people in the hope it is successful.
Spam
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setting up bogus companies with bogus websites and then tricking people into giving them their money.
Scam
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A measure of the amount of data that can be transferred using a data transfer medium.
Bandwidth
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A piece of software, hardware or both that is able to protect a network from hackers.

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Firewall

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A series of characters chosen by the user that are used to check the identity of the user to allow them access to the computer system or network.

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A name or number that is used to identify a certain user of a network or system.

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The person who holds responsibility of controlling how the organisation processes personal data.

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