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COURSE 3550 WEEK 1

TERMINOLOGY

QuestionAnswer
CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT THE BRAIN OF THE COMPUTER SYSTEM
INPUT DEVICE A DEVICE USED TO INPUT DATA TO A COMPUTER
OUTPUT DEVICE A DEVICE USED TO OUTPUT DATA FROM A COMPUTER
FIREWALLS A HARDWARE DEVICE OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM DESIGNED TO PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO A COMPUTER SYSTEM
DRIVER A COMPUTER PROGRAM DESIGNED TO CONVERT DATA OUTPUT FROM ONE DEVICE TO A FORMAT COMPATABLE WITH ANOTHER DEVICE
DATA STORAGE DEVICES A DEVICE CAPABLE OF PERMANENTLY OR TEMPORARILY STORING DIGITAL DATA
HARDWARE PHYSICAL EQUIPMENT USED BY THE COMPUTER SYSTEM TO PROCESS DATA
NETWORKING CONNECTING TWO OR MORE COMPUTERS TOGETHER TO SHARE FILES AND HARDWARE
INTERNET A WORLDWIDE PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE NETWORK OF NETWORKS AND COMPUTERS
APPLICATION SOFTWARE SOFTWARE THAT PERFORMS A SPECIFIC DATA-PROCESSING FUNCTION
UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS PORT A TYPE OF DATA ENTRY PORTAL OR BUS FOR COMPUTER DATA
HARD DRIVE NONPORTABLE STORAGE DEVICES
SOFTWARE A COMPUTER PROGRAM OR PROGRAMS
PASSWORD STRUCTURED GROUP OF DIGITS OR LETTERS MADE UP TO GAIN ACCESS TO SENSITIVE MEDICAL INFORMATION OR DATA
VIRUSES MALICIOUS SOFTWARE USED TO DAMAGE OR SHUT DOWN THE SYSTEM OR FILES
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS PATIENT MEDICAL RECORD FROM A SINGLE MEDICAL PRACTICE, HOSPITAL, OR PHARMACY USUALLY ACCESS WITH A COMPUTER
DEFRAGMENTATION REORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION ON A HARD DISK TO STORE FILES AS CONTINUOUS UNITS RATHER THAN AS SMALLER PACKETS
TOTAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT A CATEGORY OF SOFTWARE THAT WITH ALL THE DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS OF A MEDICAL PRACTICE
ERGONOMICS SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF WORK, AND SPACE, INCLUDING FACTORS THAT INFLUANCE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY AND THAT AFFECT WORKER'S HEALTH
CYBERSPACE THE NON-PHYSICAL SPACE OF BINARY COMPUTER COMMUNICATION
Created by: reginacamarena