Electronic Communication InvestigatePresentation Transcript
Madison Hall Block 2 Computer Applications 1 ARPANET: Advanced Research Projects Agency Network developed by the United States Department of Defense during the Cold War, was the world’s first packet switching network, and the predecessor of the Internet.
Hard Bounce- a hard bounce is the failed delivery of an e-mail due to a permanent reason like a non-existent address
Soft Bounce- a soft bounce is an e-mail message that gets a far as the recipient’s mail server but is bounced back undelivered before it gets to the intended recipient. A soft bounce might occur because the recipient’s inbox is full
Spam- junk mail
Intranet- private computer network with a firewall, business
POP- Post Office Protocol
a protocol used to retrieve email from a mail server
Don’t open emails or respond to sites that promise you will get rich quick or anything else that seems to good to be true
Encryption- scrambling of information for security purposes to be sent across the internet
Decryption- descrambling of information for security purposes that has been sent across the internet
Netiquette-guidelines for posting messages to online services, and internet newsgroups.
Netiquette covers not only rules to maintain civility in discussions,
But also special guidelines unique to the electronic nature of forum messages.
DON NOT SHOUT is message- all caps
Avoid to much formatting because it may change across different computers
Check email daily and respond promptly.
Remember that email is a written form of communication and therefore can be printed out and viewed by others than those originally intended for or used as legal documentation
Remember that you can always deny that you said it, but what you write is documented.
Remember that email is not confidential
Do not spam readers with unnecessary information or frivolous material it is not professional and could be in violation of company policy and grounds for termination of employment
Proofread and spell check for spelling errors
a device that forwards data packets along networks. A router is connected to at least two networks. Routers are located at gateways. The places where two or more networks connect.