Glossary

IT Fundamentals Acronym List

The following terms are found in the official CompTIA IT Fundamentals + Acronym List.

Acronym

Spelled Out

AC

Alternating current

ACL

Access Control List

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AIO

All-in-one

ARM

Advanced RISC Machine

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

BD-ROM

Blu-ray Read-Only Memory

BIOS

Basic Input/Output System

CAD

Computer-aided design

CAM

Computer-aided manufacturing

CD

Compact Disc

CD-ROM

Compact Disc–Read-Only Memory

CD-RW

Compact Disc–Rewritable

CPU

Central processing unit

CRUD

Create, Read, Update, Delete

CSS

Cascading Style Sheets

DC

Direct current

DDL

Data Definition Language

DDoS

Distributed ...

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