Network Protocols

Network Protocol
A set of rules for how devices communicate and how data is transmitted across a network
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TCP
Transmission Control Protocol - sets rules for how devices connect on the Internet, splits and reassembles packets, checks data is correctly sent and delivered
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IP
Internet Protocol - responsible for packet switching
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HTTP
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol - used by web browsers to access websites and communicate with web servers
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HTTPS
HTTP Secure - a more secure version of HTTP as it encrypts all information sent and received
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FTP
File Transfer Protocol - used to access, edit, and move files between devices on a network
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POP3
Post Office Protocol Version 3 - used to retrieve emails from a server and holds it until you download it, then it is deleted from the server
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IMAP
Internet Message Access Protocol - retrieves emails from a server and holds them until you delete them as you only download a copy
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SMTP
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol - used to send and transfer emails between servers
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Transmission Control Protocol - sets rules for how devices connect on the Internet, splits and reassembles packets, checks data is correctly sent and delivered

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TCP

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Internet Protocol - responsible for packet switching

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Hyper Text Transfer Protocol - used by web browsers to access websites and communicate with web servers

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HTTP Secure - a more secure version of HTTP as it encrypts all information sent and received

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