rectangular Web advertisement that links to another site.
reminder that flags a desired Internet address for future reference.
communication in which typed messages can be exchanged in real time.
implemented on a visitor's machine that enables the server and the
visitor to "remember" previous transactions or registration information.
of confidential, personal, or financial information for secure transmission.
procedure that sets up a barrier between an internal LAN and the Internet.
non-simultaneous discussion on an on-line service or Web site.
Transfer Protocol. Method used to upload and download files between
a computer and Internet servers.
Markup Language. Used to author Web documents containing links, graphics,
Service Provider. The company that sells the use of its powerful servers
and high-speed transmission lines for access to the Internet.
HTML technique that allows a user to jump from one location on the
Web to another.
users to post messages on part of a Web site for others to read. For
example, forums or electronic bulletin boards.
used to control or manage a network.
Socket Layer. Netscape's protocol for sending confidential information
over the Internet.
Resource Locator. Address designating the location of resources on