ICT word + definitions

Third generation wireless communication which allows high speed data transfer?
3G
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Rules to which users agree to reduce the misuse of ICT. often found on collaborative sites?
Acceptable use policy
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Software that helps users perform particular tasks?
Application
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A copy of data that is made in case the original is lost or damaged?
Backup
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The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection?
Bandwidth
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An automated method of recognizing a person based on physical characteristics?
Biometric
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An online shared journal where people can post diary entries on experiences or hobbies?
Blog
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Sending unwanted messages to other users over a bluetooth connection?
Bluejacking
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Allows the exchange of data across short distances from fixed and mobile devices?
Bluetooth
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A disk that enables the recording, rewriting and play back of high definition video and storing large amount of data?
Bluray
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A high speed connection to the internet?
Broadband
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Downloading a certain amount of data into a temporary folder before starting to play?
Buffering
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A set of numbers on the back of a credit card that help verify that the use of the credit card is legitimate?
Card code verification
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A system in which all computer programs and data is stored on a central server owned by a company and accessed virtually?
Cloud computing
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Working together with other people?
Collaboratively
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Related to buisness?
Commercial
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The ability to share information and communicate with another device?
Compatible
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The law that restricts people from accessing or modifying data without permission?
Computer misuse act
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When one device is developed to carry out functions that were originally performed by several different devices?
Convergence
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Small text files sent to your computer from certain websites?
Cookies
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Gives the creator exclusive rights regarding that work for a certain period of time, including its publication, distribution and adaptation?
Copyright
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This law protects people original work from used without permission?
Copyright designs and patents act
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A plastic card issued by banks?
Credit card
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Symbols, characters, images and numbers?
Data
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This law regulates how personal information is used and protects against misuse of personal information?
Data protection act
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Similar to a credit card?
Debit card
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Unequal access to ICT?
Digital divide
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The law that protects copyright holders from criminals who illegally distribute copyrighted material?
Digital economy act
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A small piece of hardware that connects to your computer?
Dongle
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Transfer of a file from a central computer to your computer?
Download
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offer a higher storage capacity than compact disks?
DVD
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Buying and selling goods electronically?
Ecommerce
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Rubbish comprising of digital materials?
Ewaste
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For security data is converted into a secret code?
Encryption
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The design of a product to increase its efficiency of the way it is used by the human body?
Ergonomics
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A set of rules that people try to abide by out of respect for the people around them?
Etiquette
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Designed to prevent unauthorised access?
Firewall
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Rules to which users agree to reduce the misuse of ICT. often found on collaborative sites?

Back

Acceptable use policy

Card 3

Front

Software that helps users perform particular tasks?

Back

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Card 4

Front

A copy of data that is made in case the original is lost or damaged?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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