The Bridge - March/April 2017 - 17
Chapter Job Bank
Don't forget to use the job bank on our web site!
Members can send resumes to our Job Bank Chair and check on-line for
Employers can post openings for free on the website and get copies of résumés
in the Job Bank.
Just click http: www.alasf.org/job-bank to go directly to the Job Bank or contact
our Job Bank Chair-Jennifer Connon at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org
TEST YOURSELF: ANSWERS!
Explain DNS (domain name system)
Serves as memorizable names for websites and other services on the Internet. It translates domain names into IP addresses,
allowing you to access an internet location by its domain name.
What is a file extension?
The suffix at the end of a filename that indicates what type of file it is. Some other examples include .txt for a test document,
.docx which is used for Microsoft Word documents and .psd, which is the standard file extension for Photoshop documents.
Explain the term "firewall."
It limits the data that can pass through it and protects a networked server or client machine from damage by unauthorized users.
What is a "Gateway"?
Either hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of
What is a "Ping"?
A test to see if a system on the internet is working. This test records the response time of the server and can also be helpful in
finding internet bottlenecks, so that data transfer paths can be rerouted a more efficient way.
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