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What does FTP stand for?

File Transfer protocol

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What does SSH stand for?

Secure Shell protocol

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What does POP3 stand for?

Post Office protocol

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What does IMAP stand for?

Internet Message Access protocol

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What does SMTP stand for?

Simple Mail Transfer protocol

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What does HTTP/HTTPS stand for?

Hypertext Transfer protocol / Hypertext Transfer protocol secure

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What does IP stand for?

Internet protocol

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What does TCP stand for?

Transmission control protocol

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What does WPA/WPA2 stand for?

Wifi protected access / Wifi protected access 2

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What does the WPA/WPA2 do?

It is built into a devices NIC, it provides strong encryption

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What is a protocol?

A set of rules that defines how data is sent over networks

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What do protocols determine?

-The type of transmission (synchronous or asynchronous)
-The types of interfaces (serial or parallel)
-The transmission channel (wired or wireless)
-The speed of transmission (bit rate or baud rate)
-The error checking technique

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What is the FTP used for?

-Used to transfer data across a network
- Works in the Application layer of the TCP/IP stack

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What is the SSH used for?

-Used for remotely accessing/managing a computer
-Modern replacement of Telnet
-Uses public key encryption and digital certificates to authenticate users
-Can be used with other protocols to create a tunnel through port 22

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What is SMTP used for?

Protocol used for sending emails

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What is POP3 used for?

Retrieves emails that are temporarily stored on email servers, once retrieved the emails are deleted from the server

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What is IMAP used for?

Protocol that retrieves emails that are kept stored on email servers, maintaining synchronicity between devices

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What is the Telnet protocol used for?

-Used for remotely accessing/managing a computer
- Doesn't use encryption so was replaced by SSH