Search
All categories
Results 81 - 101 of about 578
  • Information security officer (ISO)

    Information security officer (ISO) An ISO (information security officer) is in charge of setting and a company's security policy. He/she also plays a critical role in informing, advising, and alerting the general management on matters ... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Introduction to IT Security

    As Internet use is developing, more and more companies are opening their information system to their partners and suppliers. Therefore, it is essential to know which of the company's resources need protecting and to control system access ... Read more

    Security
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network tests and diagnostics

    Testing the IP configuration Before doing anything else, you are advised to check the computer's IP configuration. Windows systems offer a command-line tool, called ipconfig, that lets you find out your computer's IP configuration. The ... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

    The term "Employee Relationship Management" (acronym ERM), translate as "management of the relationship with the employees" refers to the use of technologies in the management of human resources. This concept is based on client ... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • History of the hard drive

    History of the hard drive The first hard drive was invented in early 1956, at the request of the US Air Force, by the company IBM. It was called the RAMAC 305 (with the name standing for Random Access Method of Accounting and Control), a ... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Telnet protocol

    Introduction to the Telnet protocol The Telnet protocol is a standard internet protocol enabling terminals and applications to interface over the Internet. This protocol provides the basic rules making it possible to link a client (system ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 29, 2012 at 03:45 PM
  • Graphics cards - Video cards

    2D Accelerator Cards A graphics card, sometimes called a graphics adapter, video card or graphics accelerator, is a computer component which converts digital data into a graphical form which can be displayed on a monitor. The initial role ... Read more

    Computer
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Hardware Interrupts (IRQ) and Conflicts

    The Concept of Interrupts DMA Base Addresses Hardware Conflicts IRQ Configuration Resolving Hardware Conflicts The Concept of Interrupts Because the processor cannot simultaneously process several pieces of information (it processes one ... Read more

    Computer
    October 29, 2013 at 04:33 PM
  • WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Network)

    Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN) A wireless personal area network (WPAN for short) is a low-range wireless network which covers an area of only a few dozen metres. This sort of network is generally used for linking peripheral devices ... Read more

    Wireless
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • DB9 connector

    DB9 connector The DB9 (originally DE-9) connector is an analog 9-pin plug of the D-Subminiature connector family (D-Sub or Sub-D). The DB9 connector is mainly used for serial connections, allowing for the asynchronous transmission of data ... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Spreadsheets - Data Entry

    Cell Content A cell of a worksheet can contain a value or be empty. The value of a cell has two essential characteristics: a type, which means the intrinsic type of the data. There are generally three types of values: numeric values, for ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Propagation of Radio Waves (802.11)

    Propagation of Radio Waves In order to be able to install a wireless network, and in particular to place the access points so as to get the best range possible, a little background should be given on how radio waves propagate. Radio waves ... Read more

    Wireless
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Smileys (emoticons)

    Why smileys? When typing words on the Internet, it's not always easy to convey feelings, emotions, or concepts like humor to the people you're communicating with. Here's a simple tip for getting the right message across: Use ASCII ... Read more

    World Wide Web
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network equipment - Bridges

    Bridges A bridge is a hardware device for linking two networks that work with the same protocol. Unlike a repeater, which works at the physical level, a bridge works at the logical level (on layer 2 in the OSI model), which means that it ... Read more

    Local Area Network
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Connecting several computers to a network on Windows

    Networking on Windows 2000/XP In order to configure each computer, you need only go to the control panel, then double-click on "network connections", and then right-click "local network connection", and select properties! The various ... Read more

    Practical notes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Spreadsheets - Worksheets

    The Concept of a Worksheet Spreadsheets display data and formulas in a table form (lines and columns) called a worksheet. A worksheet is made of lines (numbered with numbers) and of columns (numbered with letters). The intersection of a ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • FAT16 and FAT32

    The FAT16 file system The first file system to be used on a Microsoft operating system was the FAT system, which uses a file allocation table. The file allocation table is actually an index which lists the content of the disk in order to ... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • MKV format (Matroska Video)

    MKV format The MKV format (Matroska Video) is an entirely free video format. More precisely, it is a container (hence the name Matroska, in reference to the Russian dolls contained within another) making it possible to contain video (DivX, ... Read more

    Video
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • CD, CD audio and CD-ROM

    The Compact Disc was invented by Sony and Philips in 1981 in order to serve as a high-quality compact audio storage device which allowed for direct access to digital sound tracks. It was officially launched in October 1982. In 1984, the ... Read more

    Computer
    October 7, 2012 at 02:35 PM
  • Types of computers

    Types of computers There are several families of computers, depending on their format: Mainframes, computers which a great deal of computing power, enormous input-output capabilities and high level of reliability. Mainframes are used by ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:13 PM