Terms & Acronyms pt.2 – Secure Digital Life #99.5

Doug is at Vale and Russ is in charge of the show this week! Russ talks about his terms and acronyms. Russ talks about:

Topic: Terms & Acronyms pt.2

Russ’s Favorite Acronyms:

  • DHCP – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DNS – Domain Name System
  • IP as in IP Address
  1. USB – Universal Serial Bus
  2. 1.x Full Speed (1.5 -12 MB/sec)
  3. 2.0 High Speed (480 MB/sec)
  4. 3.x Super Speed (5 – 20 GB/sec)
  • IEEE – Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/opacstd.jsp)
  • IEEE 1394 – IEEE Standard for a High-Performance Serial Bus – Amendment 3 (Firewire)
  • IEEE 1711.2 – IEEE Draft Standard for Secure SCADA Communications Protocol (SSCP)
  • IEEE 1725 – IEEE Standard for Rechargeable Batteries for Cellular Telephones
  • SCADA – Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (industrial tech)
  • IoT – Internet of Things
  • Philips Hue
  • Zwave/Zigbee Homekit tech
  • WYSIWIG – What you See is What You Get (like FrontPage)
  • CODEC (Code/decode) – required to play many types of media files such as MP3, MPG, and MP4
  • PBX – Private Branch Exchange

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Russell Beauchemin
Russell Beauchemin – Program Advisor & Director, Roger Williams University.
Doug White
Doug White – Professor, Roger Williams University.


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