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What Is Computer Software

What Is Computer Software?

Difficulty: Easy

Computer software refers to the programs and applications that run on a computer in order for it to be used. Software is intangible with no physical element.

What Is Plug and Play

What Is Plug and Play?

Difficulty: Medium

Plug and play (PnP) is a technology that allows peripheral devices to be configured and used without the need to manually install drivers or configure device settings.

What Is Computer Hardware

What Is Computer Hardware?

Difficulty: Easy

Computer hardware refers to the physical parts that make up a computer. This includes the internal components and the external devices that connect to it.

What Is Safe Mode

What Is Safe Mode?

Difficulty: Medium

Safe Mode starts an operating system in a limited state and only loads the necessary files required for the computer to boot.

What Is A Plugin

What Is A Plugin?

Difficulty: Medium

A plugin is a software component that extends the functionality or adds additional features to another program.

What Is Content Syndication

What Is Content Syndication?

Difficulty: Medium

Password cracking is the process of attempting to discover the correct passwords stored on a computer or a network. This is usually accomplished by guessing the password.

What Is Password Cracking

What Is Password Cracking?

Difficulty: Medium

Password cracking is the process of attempting to discover the correct passwords stored on a computer or a network. This is usually accomplished by guessing the password.

What Is Credential Stuffing

What Is Credential Stuffing?

Difficulty: Medium

Credential stuffing is a type of cyberattack that happens after a user account has been compromised. It involves the attacker trying the same username and password combination on other websites and services.

What Is A Smart Card

What Is A Smart Card?

Difficulty: Medium

A smart card is a physical card with a microprocessor or memory chip used to authenticate a user and provide access to systems and services.

What Is Biometric Access Control

What Is Biometric Access Control?

Difficulty: Medium

Biometric access control uses biological features to authenticate users and control physical access to a room or electronic device.

What Is A Passcode

What Is A Passcode?

Difficulty: Easy

A passcode is a string of numbers used to authenticate a user before signing into an electronic account or electronic device. It is similar to...

What Is A Username

What Is A Username?

Difficulty: Easy

A username, also known as an account name, is an alphanumeric name given to a user account so that it can be uniquely identified.

What Is PGP

What Is PGP?

Difficulty: Advanced

Stands for Pretty Good Privacy. PGP is an encryption program used to provide cryptographic privacy and authentication for emails and sensitive files.

What Is Data Integrity

What Is Data Integrity?

Difficulty: Medium

Data integrity refers to maintaining the accuracy, consistency, and completeness of data throughout its lifecycle.

What Is A Smartphone

What Is A Smartphone?

Difficulty: Easy

A smartphone is a mobile phone that includes personal computing functions in addition to making phone calls and sending text messaging.

What Is A Smartwatch

What Is A Smartwatch?

Difficulty: Easy

A smartwatch is a digital watch with a touchscreen interface for daily use, designed to be worn on the wrist. It connects to a smartphone using a Bluetooth connection.

What Is PaaS

What Is PaaS?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Platform As A Service. PaaS is a form of cloud computing that extends IaaS to include development tools, such as operating systems and virtual machines.

What Is A Web Forum

What Is A Web Forum?

Difficulty: Easy

A web forum, also known as a message board, or a discussion board, is a place on the Web where people can post questions and answers on a specific topic or activity.

What Is IaaS

What Is IaaS?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Infrastructure As A Service. IaaS is a form of cloud computing that provides access to computing resources over the internet, such as server storage space, and networking resources.

What Is A Password Manager

What Is A Password Manager?

Difficulty: Medium

A password manager is a software program that allows users to create, save, and manage passwords across different websites, services, and apps.

What Is SaaS

What Is SaaS?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Software As A Service. SaaS is a distribution model of cloud computing that hosts software applications, called web services.

What Is Artificial Intelligence

What Is Artificial Intelligence?

Difficulty: Medium

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the use of bots, software, or machines to mimic human intelligence processes, such as solving problems, perceiving new data, answering questions, and more.

What Is Google AMP

What Is Google AMP?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Google Accelerated Mobile Pages. AMP is an open-source project designed to improve the loading time of webpages for mobile devices.

What Is GPS

What Is GPS?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Global Positioning System. GPS is a satellite navigation system owned by the US government that provides users with navigation, positioning, and timing services.

What Is A SIM Card

What Is A SIM Card?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for a Subscriber Identification Module card. A SIM card is a small, removable card that contains a computer chip which stores identifying information about...

What Is A Bug Bounty

What Is A Bug Bounty?

Difficulty: Medium

A bug bounty is a reward offered by the owners of a system, computer program, or website, for discovering and reporting a security vulnerability, bug, or weakness.

What Is CCTV

What Is CCTV?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Closed Circuit Television. CCTV is a system that consists of video cameras, recorders, and displays for monitoring an area that needs constant observation.

What Is Remote Working

What Is Remote Working?

Difficulty: Easy

Remote working, is the use of technology, the internet, and cloud computing to complete work from one's home or another location rather than a physical office or a central location.

What Is A Desktop Computer

What Is A Desktop Computer?

Difficulty: Easy

A desktop computer, also known as a desktop PC, is a stationary computer designed to fit on top of a desk. Unlike laptops, which are designed to be portable...

What Is MICR

What Is MICR?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition. MICR, pronounced "mick-er", is a character recognition technology developed in the late 1950s used to recognise characters with special ink and characters.