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Information Processes and Technology

Handout
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Internet Related Acronyms

Acronym

Meaning

Definition

TCP

T
ransmission
C
ontrol
P
rotocol

A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.

IP

I
nternet
P
rotocol

A number assigned to each computer's or other device's network interface
.

WWW

W
orld
W
ide
W
eb

Computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound
and animation resources through the hype
rtext transfer protocol
.

HTTP

H
yper
T
ext
T
ransfer
P
rotocol

A protocol to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers.

HTTPS

H
yper
T
ext
T
ransfer
P
rotocol
S
ecure

An encrypted form of information transfer on the internet.

SSL

S
ecure
S
ockets
L
ayer

A computing protocol that ensures the security of data sent via the Internet by using encryption.

FTP

F
ile
T
ransfer
P
rotocol

To transfer data from one computer to another.

SMTP

S
imple
M
ail
T
ransfer
P
rotocol

The standard Internet
protocol used today for sending email to mail servers.

HTML

H
yper
T
ext
M
ark
-
up

L
anguage

The main language for the construction of web pages. It is used to describe structure and content in
text form.

CSS

C
ascading
S
tyle
S
heet

A style sheet language used to describe the presentation semantics (that is, the look and
formatting) of a document written in a
mark
-
up

language
.

LAN

L
ocal
A
rea
N
etwork

A computer network covering a small physical area, like a home, office, or small grou
p of buildings,
such as a school, or an airport
.

WAN

W
ide
A
rea
N
etwork

Combination of LAN's in different geographic locations that are connected, often over the public
network.