A Full List of IT TermsWe’ve compiled a full list of commonly encountered IT terms that will help you better understand the industry and how it works. By familiarizing yourself with basic IT terminology, you’ll allow yourself to understand manuals, descriptions, and everyday jargon necessary to fully grasp IT products and services. You’ll find our tech glossary is conveniently laid out below in alphabetical order with an easy navigation interface so you can quickly reference any common IT terms.
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Encryption is the means by which data is encoded so that it becomes incomprehensible, and only in using a decryption key is it decoded. Encryption is considered to be the most efficient method to achieve data security and overall protection for information.
A firewall is a network security system that regulates and monitors all your incoming and outgoing network traffic and is designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.