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Internet routing is the process of transmitting and routing IP packets over the Internet between two or more nodes. It is the same as standard routing procedures... Read more 

A Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS) prevents unauthorized network access by monitoring a radio spectrum and looking for unusual network activity.  

A business systems analyst is a person whose job it is to apply business goals to the IT system of an enterprise.  

An SQL injection attack is an attempt to issue SQL commands to a database via a website interface. This is to gain stored database information, including usernames... Read more 

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