Appendix . Glossary
One of the two largest cable Internet access ISPs in North America.
A component of a data packet that identifies either the sending or destination computer.
- ADSL (Assymetric Digital Subscriber Line)
A type of DSL connection targeted at home users and small businesses. Provides less bandwidth for uploads than for downloads.
- aladdin knowledge systems eSafe desktop 3.0
A software product that includes personal firewall technology designed to protect your broadband or dial-up Internet connection.
- antivirus program
A software program designed to protect your computer from computer viruses by scanning your disk drives and downloaded files for viruses.
- application gateway firewall (proxy firewalls)
A firewall that filters data ...