Geek Speak Translated Understanding Infosec and IT Support Terminology Aug 28 and Aug 29, 2013.

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Geek Speak Translated Understanding Infosec and IT Support Terminology Aug 28 and Aug 29, 2013

Transcript of Geek Speak Translated Understanding Infosec and IT Support Terminology Aug 28 and Aug 29, 2013.

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Geek Speak Translated

Understanding Infosec and IT Support Terminology

Aug 28 and Aug 29, 2013

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Geek Speak Translated

• “PPT” of Information security• IT is a world of acronyms and jargon• Geek speak words - explained

– Demonstration of some commands and functions– Some useful videos

• Resources and Credits• Questions

Presentation Overview

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Geek Speak Translated

“PPT” of Information Security

People

Process

Technology

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IT is a World of Acronyms and Jargon

• Acronyms have become a way of life• Terminology used in technology needs to be experienced

or memorized to become useful• Things are not going to get any simpler in the future• Things will get “fancier” and more frequently used • It helps to know the jargon ( trust me on that)

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SERIAL NUMBER – find it SERVICE TAG NUMBER – find it

MAC ADDRESS – find it IPCONFIG – find it

EMAIL HEADER – find it COMMAND PROMPT – find it

GWmail (students, alumni) GWemail ( staff, faculty, affiliates)

IP ADDRESS –find it

LAST ACCOUNT ACTIVITY- find it PING - demo

ENCRYPT – video VPN - conversation

SSL - video CLOUD - conversation

HTTP VS HTTPS – video BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

INTERNET - video INTERNET WORKING – video ( 13 mins)

OS (OPERATION SYSTEM) – such as Windows 7, Mac OSX

SERVER – system that responds to requests

VERSION OF SOFTWARE - Usually available in the Help > About within the application

CLIENT – system that makes the request to a server

SSO – Single Sign On ITSC – The IT Support Center

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Geek Speak Words - Explained

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For more information, contact …

Noor Aarohi

Senior Analyst, Risk and Compliance

Division of Information Technology

E-mail : [email protected]