Flashcards in 3 Deck (25):
[U] the act of coding data in a format that takes up less space and is faster to transmit
using computer systems as aids for special purposes
a branch of forensic science pertaining to legal evidence found in computers and digital storage media
computer (also cyber) forensics n.
to store in, to equip with or to control by means of computers
being able to use a computer well
[C] the way a computer or network is set up to meet the user’s requirements, or the set-up of the hard-/software components
to set up a program or computer system for a particular use
(~ to) to link up a computer with the Internet or a computer network
[U] a program or device's ability to link with other programs and devices
[U] merging two or more disparate technologies by incorporating, for example, digicams and Web browsers into PDAs
to damage a computer file in such a way that the information in it is no longer correct
to break into a computer system or to copy software illegally by breaking copy-protection and registration techniques
[C] a program that collects and indexes Web pages and the references linked to them
crawler (also spider) n.
[C] a small mark that can be moved around a computer screen to show exactly where you are working
to adapt a program or application to suit the needs of the owner
related to the new things that have been made possible by computer systems or the Internet
[U] the process of extracting hidden patterns from a group of data that can be used to predict future behaviour
data mining n.
[C] the speed at which data can be transmitted from one device to another
data transfer rate (DTR) n.
the combination of many different data-bases which come from different parts of a business and which are stored together
data warehousing n.
to find and remove the errors in a computer program
to change a compressed file back to its original size
decompress (also expand) v
to change encrypted data back to its original form
- [U] an instruction assumed by a program if the user gives no other instructions
- (of a program) to assume an instruction if the user gives no other instructions
default n, v.
to put all the parts of a file together in one location, which reduces the time the computer needs to load it into memory