Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1

  1. B Security is increased when computers are networked because data can be transferred securely between computers.
  2. B A directory services server forms a security association between network members and helps to locate resources.
  3. B Only two computers are required to form a network.
  4. True Telecommuting helps save gas and commuting time by allowing work from home or another location remote from the LAN.
  5. C A protocol, an agreement on how the data is packaged, forms a communications agreement between the computers.
  6. A Proprietary refers to any process or way of doing something that works only on a single vendor's equipment.
  7. B A LAN is a high-speed data network covering a small geographical area.
  8. False A ...

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