Running Head: WIRELESS SECURITY
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology [Nat07],
equipping a wireless networking infrastructure requires
Chpt. 1 Outline
Chapter 1: First Look at Computer Parts and Tools
A. Whats inside a desktop case:
A computer case is sometimes called the chassis.
A tower case sits straight up and a desktop lies flat down.
B. Different ports in a
1. autodetection: A feature of UEFI/BIOS that detects a new drive and automatically selects the correct
drive capacity and configuration, including the best possible standard supported by both the hard
drive and the motherboard.
2. BCD (Boot Con
1. buffer overflow attack: Malicious software that attempts to run its code from an
area of memory assigned to another program.
2. CAS Latency: (Colum Access Strobe) A method of measuring access timing to
memory, which is the number of clock cyc
Accelerated Processing Unit (APU): An AMD technology that is a combination if a CPU and a
graphics processor unit (GPU) in the same processor housing.
ball grid array (BGA): A connection via a processor that is soldered to the motherboard,
1. What are the three most popular form factors
used for motherboards?
ATX, microATX (a smaller version of ATX), and mini-ITX (a
smaller version of microATX)
2. Which type of Intel chipset was the first to
support the graphics controller to be part of the
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Keyterms & Reviewing the Basics
1.4-pin 12-V connector An auxiliary motherboard connector used for extra 12-V power to the
2. 8-pin 12-V connector An auxiliary motherboard connector used for extra 12-V power to the
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Reviewing the Basics
1. When taking a computer apart, why is it
important to not stack boards on top of each other?
You could accidentally dislodge a chip this way.
2. Why is it important to remove loose jewelry
before working inside a compute
1. front panel connector: A group of wires running from the front or top of the computer
case to the motherboard.
2. front panel header: A group of pins on a motherboard that connect to wires that are
connected to the front panel of the computer
ealth Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Pub. L. No. 104-191, 110 Stat. 1936 (1996)
Codified at 42 U.S.C. 300gg and 29 U.S.C 1181 et seq. and 42 USC 1320d et seq.
45 CFR 144 Purpose & Definitions
45 CFR 146 Requirements for Group