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CompTIA A+ 220-1101 All Acronyms Flashcards

AcronymDefinition
AAAAuthentication, Authorization, and Accounting
ACAlternating Current
ACLAccess Control List
ADFAutomatic Document Feeder
AESAdvanced Encryption Standard
APAccess Point
APFSApple File System
APIPAAutomatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
APKAndroid Package
ARMAdvanced RISC [Reduced Instruction Set Computer] Machine
ARPAddress Resolution Protocol
ATAAdvanced Technology Attachment
ATMAsynchronous Transfer Mode
ATXAdvanced Technology Extended
AUPAcceptable Use Policy
BIOSBasic Input/Output System
BSODBlue Screen of Death
BYODBring Your Own Device
CADComputer-aided Design
CAPTCHACompletely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
CDCompact Disc
CDFSCompact Disc File System
CDMACode-Division Multiple Access
CERTComputer Emergency Response Team
CIFSCommon Internet File System
CMDCommand Prompt
CMOSComplementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRLCertificate Revocation List
DCDirect Current
DDoSDistributed Denial of Service
DDRDouble Data Rate
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DIMMDual Inline Memory Module
DKIMDomainKeys Identified Mail
DMADirect Memory Access
DMARCDomain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance
DNSDomain Name System
DoSDenial of Service
DRAMDynamic Random-Access Memory
DRMDigital Rights Management
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DVIDigital Visual Interface
DVI-DDigital Visual Interface-Digital
ECCError Correcting Code
EFSEncrypting File System
EMIElectromagnetic Interference
EOLEnd-of-Life
eSATAExternal Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
ESDElectrostatic Discharge
EULAEnd-User License Agreement
exFATExtensible File Allocation Table
extExtended File System
FATFile Allocation Table
FAT1212-bit File Allocation Table
FAT1616-bit File Allocation Table
FAT3232-bit File Allocation Table
FSBFront-Side Bus
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GFSGrandfather-Father-Son
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GPTGUID [Globally Unique Identifier] Partition Table
GPUGraphics Processing Unit
GSMGlobal System for Mobile Communications
GUIGraphical User Interface
GUIDGlobally Unique Identifier
HALHardware Abstraction Layer
HAVHardware-assisted Virtualization
HCLHardware Compatibility List
HDCPHigh-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
HDDHard Disk Drive
HDMIHigh-Definition Multimedia Interface
HSMHardware Security Module
HTMLHypertext Markup Language
HTTPHypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
I/OInput/Output
IaaSInfrastructure as a Service
ICRIntelligent Character Recognition
IDEIntegrated Drive Electronics
IDSIntrusion Detection System
IEEEInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IMAPInternet Mail Access Protocol
IOPSInput/Output Operations Per Second
IoTInternet of Things
IPInternet Protocol
IPSIn-plane Switching
IPSecInternet Protocol Security
IRInfrared
IrDAInfrared Data Association
IRPIncident Response Plan
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITXInformation Technology eXtended
KBKnowledge Base
KVMKeyboard-Video-Mouse
LANLocal Area Network
LCLucent Connector
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol
LEDLight-emitting Diode
MACMedia Access Control/Mandatory Access Control
MAMMobile Application Management
MANMetropolitan Area Network
MBRMaster Boot Record
MDMMobile Device Management
MFAMultifactor Authentication
MFDMultifunction Device
MFPMultifunction Printer
MMCMicrosoft Management Console
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
MSDSMaterial Safety Data Sheet
MSRAMicrosoft Remote Assistance
MXMail Exchange
NACNetwork Access Control
NATNetwork Address Translation
NDANon-disclosure Agreement
NetBIOSNetworked Basic Input/Output System
NetBTNetBIOS over TCP/IP [Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol]
NFCNear-field Communication
NFSNetwork File System
NICNetwork Interface Card
NTFSNew Technology File System
NVMeNon-volatile Memory Express
OCROptical Character Recognition
OLEDOrganic Light-emitting Diode
ONTOptical Network Terminal
OSOperating System
PaaSPlatform as a Service
PANPersonal Area Network
PCPersonal Computer
PCIePeripheral Component Interconnect Express
PCLPrinter Command Language
PEPreinstallation Environment
PIIPersonally Identifiable Information
PINPersonal Identification Number
PKIPublic Key Infrastructure
PoEPower over Ethernet
POP3Post Office Protocol 3
POSTPower-on Self-Test
PPPPoint-to-Point Protocol
PRLPreferred Roaming List
PSUPower Supply Unit
PXEPreboot Execution Environment
RADIUSRemote Authentication Dial-in User Service
RAIDRedundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks
RAMRandom-access Memory
RDPRemote Desktop Protocol
RFRadio Frequency
RFIRadio-Frequency Interference
RFIDRadio-Frequency Identification
RJ11Registered Jack Function 11
RJ45Registered Jack Function 45
RMMRemote Monitoring and Management
RTORecovery Time Objective
SaaSSoftware as a Service
SANStorage Area Network
SASSerial Attached SCSI [Small Computer System Interface]
SATASerial Advanced Technology Attachment
SCSubscriber Connector
SCADASupervisory Control and Data Acquisition
SCPSecure Copy Protection
SCSISmall Computer System Interface
SDNSoftware-defined Networking
SFTPSecure File Transfer Protocol
SIMSubscriber Identity Module
SIMMSingle Inline Memory Module
S.M.A.R.T.Self-monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology
SMBServer Message Block
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNMPSimple Network Management Protocol
SNTPSimple Network Time Protocol
SODIMMSmall Outline Dual Inline Memory Module
SOHOSmall Office/Home Office
SPFSender Policy Framework
SQLStructured Query Language
SRAMStatic Random-access Memory
SSDSolid-State Drive
SSHSecure Shell
SSIDService Set Identifier
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
SSOSingle Sign-on
STStraight Tip
STPShielded Twisted Pair
TACACSTerminal Access Controller Access-Control System
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TFTPTrivial File Transfer Protocol
TKIPTemporal Key Integrity Protocol
TLSTransport Layer Security
TNTwisted Nematic
TPMTrusted Platform Module
UACUser Account Control
UDPUser Datagram Protocol
UEFIUnified Extensible Firmware Interface
UNCUniversal Naming Convention
UPnPUniversal Plug and Play
UPSUninterruptible Power Supply
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UTMUnified Threat Management
UTPUnshielded Twisted Pair
VAVertical Alignment
VDIVirtual Desktop Infrastructure
VGAVideo Graphics Array
VLANVirtual LAN [Local Area Network]
VMVirtual Machine
VNCVirtual Network Computer
VoIPVoice over Internet Protocol
VPNVirtual Private Network
VRAMVideo Random-access Memory
WANWide Area Network
WEPWired Equivalent Privacy
WISPWireless Internet Service Provider
WLANWireless LAN [Local Area Network]
WMNWireless Mesh Network
WPAWiFi Protected Access
WWANWireless Wide Area Network
XSSCross-site Scripting
Front
SMS
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Back
Short Message Service
Front
ATA
Back
Advanced Technology Attachment
Front
IMAP
Back
Internet Mail Access Protocol
Front
ISP
Back
Internet Service Provider
Front
NAC
Back
Network Access Control
Front
DDR
Back
Double Data Rate
Front
TCP/IP
Back
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
Front
CAD
Back
Computer-aided Design
Front
GUI
Back
Graphical User Interface
Front
SCSI
Back
Small Computer System Interface
Front
SODIMM
Back
Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module
Front
TLS
Back
Transport Layer Security
Front
CRL
Back
Certificate Revocation List
Front
DNS
Back
Domain Name System
Front
IrDA
Back
Infrared Data Association
Front
ITX
Back
Information Technology eXtended
Front
AP
Back
Access Point
Front
ATM
Back
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Front
IEEE
Back
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Front
PSU
Back
Power Supply Unit
Front
ARP
Back
Address Resolution Protocol
Front
DRM
Back
Digital Rights Management
Front
MMC
Back
Microsoft Management Console
Front
WWAN
Back
Wireless Wide Area Network
Front
CDFS
Back
Compact Disc File System
Front
HDCP
Back
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
Front
NetBT
Back
NetBIOS over TCP/IP [Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol]
Front
SNMP
Back
Simple Network Management Protocol
Front
ISO
Back
International Organization for Standardization
Front
TACACS
Back
Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System
Front
CERT
Back
Computer Emergency Response Team
Front
SQL
Back
Structured Query Language
Front
ARM
Back
Advanced RISC [Reduced Instruction Set Computer] Machine
Front
EFS
Back
Encrypting File System
Front
GPS
Back
Global Positioning System
Front
LAN
Back
Local Area Network
Front
UPS
Back
Uninterruptible Power Supply
Front
ESD
Back
Electrostatic Discharge
Front
MFD
Back
Multifunction Device
Front
PC
Back
Personal Computer
Front
IoT
Back
Internet of Things
Front
SMTP
Back
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
Front
DC
Back
Direct Current
Front
PaaS
Back
Platform as a Service
Front
PIN
Back
Personal Identification Number
Front
SDN
Back
Software-defined Networking
Front
SIMM
Back
Single Inline Memory Module
Front
DKIM
Back
DomainKeys Identified Mail
Front
SOHO
Back
Small Office/Home Office
Front
HCL
Back
Hardware Compatibility List
Front
GPU
Back
Graphics Processing Unit
Front
SaaS
Back
Software as a Service
Front
WAN
Back
Wide Area Network
Front
BIOS
Back
Basic Input/Output System
Front
MFP
Back
Multifunction Printer
Front
VLAN
Back
Virtual LAN [Local Area Network]
Front
EOL
Back
End-of-Life
Front
FAT
Back
File Allocation Table
Front
SFTP
Back
Secure File Transfer Protocol
Front
HTML
Back
Hypertext Markup Language
Front
MOU
Back
Memorandum of Understanding
Front
WPA
Back
WiFi Protected Access
Front
RJ45
Back
Registered Jack Function 45
Front
VGA
Back
Video Graphics Array
Front
S.M.A.R.T.
Back
Self-monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology
Front
SPF
Back
Sender Policy Framework
Front
DIMM
Back
Dual Inline Memory Module
Front
HDD
Back
Hard Disk Drive
Front
EMI
Back
Electromagnetic Interference
Front
POP3
Back
Post Office Protocol 3
Front
BYOD
Back
Bring Your Own Device
Front
FSB
Back
Front-Side Bus
Front
SSD
Back
Solid-State Drive
Front
APFS
Back
Apple File System
Front
NAT
Back
Network Address Translation
Front
SAS
Back
Serial Attached SCSI [Small Computer System Interface]
Front
SSH
Back
Secure Shell
Front
HDMI
Back
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
Front
HTTP
Back
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Front
MX
Back
Mail Exchange
Front
PII
Back
Personally Identifiable Information
Front
PRL
Back
Preferred Roaming List
Front
AES
Back
Advanced Encryption Standard
Front
OCR
Back
Optical Character Recognition
Front
PKI
Back
Public Key Infrastructure
Front
SC
Back
Subscriber Connector
Front
DoS
Back
Denial of Service
Front
PCL
Back
Printer Command Language
Front
VDI
Back
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
Front
RDP
Back
Remote Desktop Protocol
Front
SAN
Back
Storage Area Network
Front
LED
Back
Light-emitting Diode
Front
UPnP
Back
Universal Plug and Play
Front
WMN
Back
Wireless Mesh Network
Front
exFAT
Back
Extensible File Allocation Table
Front
HSM
Back
Hardware Security Module
Front
CDMA
Back
Code-Division Multiple Access
Front
NDA
Back
Non-disclosure Agreement
Front
RAM
Back
Random-access Memory
Front
RF
Back
Radio Frequency
Front
IDS
Back
Intrusion Detection System
Front
NVMe
Back
Non-volatile Memory Express
Front
ATX
Back
Advanced Technology Extended
Front
DSL
Back
Digital Subscriber Line
Front
IPS
Back
In-plane Switching
Front
CMD
Back
Command Prompt
Front
GPT
Back
GUID [Globally Unique Identifier] Partition Table
Front
MBR
Back
Master Boot Record
Front
NFS
Back
Network File System
Front
VA
Back
Vertical Alignment
Front
EULA
Back
End-User License Agreement
Front
IP
Back
Internet Protocol
Front
TKIP
Back
Temporal Key Integrity Protocol
Front
SNTP
Back
Simple Network Time Protocol
Front
APIPA
Back
Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
Front
DDoS
Back
Distributed Denial of Service
Front
USB
Back
Universal Serial Bus
Front
ext
Back
Extended File System
Front
NTFS
Back
New Technology File System
Front
UTM
Back
Unified Threat Management
Front
LDAP
Back
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
Front
SSL
Back
Secure Sockets Layer
Front
DHCP
Back
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
Front
LCD
Back
Liquid Crystal Display
Front
PE
Back
Preinstallation Environment
Front
CMOS
Back
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
Front
CPU
Back
Central Processing Unit
Front
RJ11
Back
Registered Jack Function 11
Front
STP
Back
Shielded Twisted Pair
Front
eSATA
Back
External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
Front
ONT
Back
Optical Network Terminal
Front
RMM
Back
Remote Monitoring and Management
Front
RFID
Back
Radio-Frequency Identification
Front
AUP
Back
Acceptable Use Policy
Front
OLED
Back
Organic Light-emitting Diode
Front
CAPTCHA
Back
Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
Front
RFI
Back
Radio-Frequency Interference
Front
AC
Back
Alternating Current
Front
ADF
Back
Automatic Document Feeder
Front
DMARC
Back
Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance
Front
ECC
Back
Error Correcting Code
Front
WISP
Back
Wireless Internet Service Provider
Front
SIM
Back
Subscriber Identity Module
Front
SSID
Back
Service Set Identifier
Front
TFTP
Back
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
Front
TN
Back
Twisted Nematic
Front
UDP
Back
User Datagram Protocol
Front
WLAN
Back
Wireless LAN [Local Area Network]
Front
IR
Back
Infrared
Front
TCP
Back
Transmission Control Protocol
Front
SATA
Back
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
Front
FAT16
Back
16-bit File Allocation Table
Front
SMB
Back
Server Message Block
Front
UAC
Back
User Account Control
Front
ACL
Back
Access Control List
Front
HTTPS
Back
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
Front
IaaS
Back
Infrastructure as a Service
Front
MSRA
Back
Microsoft Remote Assistance
Front
MFA
Back
Multifactor Authentication
Front
NetBIOS
Back
Networked Basic Input/Output System
Front
RAID
Back
Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks
Front
TPM
Back
Trusted Platform Module
Front
MSDS
Back
Material Safety Data Sheet
Front
RTO
Back
Recovery Time Objective
Front
SCP
Back
Secure Copy Protection
Front
BSOD
Back
Blue Screen of Death
Front
FAT32
Back
32-bit File Allocation Table
Front
IOPS
Back
Input/Output Operations Per Second
Front
MAC
Back
Media Access Control/Mandatory Access Control
Front
APK
Back
Android Package
Front
VNC
Back
Virtual Network Computer
Front
HAV
Back
Hardware-assisted Virtualization
Front
SRAM
Back
Static Random-access Memory
Front
MDM
Back
Mobile Device Management
Front
NIC
Back
Network Interface Card
Front
SSO
Back
Single Sign-on
Front
HAL
Back
Hardware Abstraction Layer
Front
LC
Back
Lucent Connector
Front
CD
Back
Compact Disc
Front
GFS
Back
Grandfather-Father-Son
Front
DMA
Back
Direct Memory Access
Front
MAN
Back
Metropolitan Area Network
Front
PPP
Back
Point-to-Point Protocol
Front
IPSec
Back
Internet Protocol Security
Front
IRP
Back
Incident Response Plan
Front
UEFI
Back
Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
Front
UTP
Back
Unshielded Twisted Pair
Front
ST
Back
Straight Tip
Front
GSM
Back
Global System for Mobile Communications
Front
ICR
Back
Intelligent Character Recognition
Front
VM
Back
Virtual Machine
Front
PCIe
Back
Peripheral Component Interconnect Express
Front
FTP
Back
File Transfer Protocol
Front
POST
Back
Power-on Self-Test
Front
CIFS
Back
Common Internet File System
Front
IDE
Back
Integrated Drive Electronics
Front
AAA
Back
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
Front
NFC
Back
Near-field Communication
Front
PXE
Back
Preboot Execution Environment
Front
XSS
Back
Cross-site Scripting
Front
GUID
Back
Globally Unique Identifier
Front
KB
Back
Knowledge Base
Front
PAN
Back
Personal Area Network
Front
DVI
Back
Digital Visual Interface
Front
I/O
Back
Input/Output
Front
MAM
Back
Mobile Application Management
Front
VoIP
Back
Voice over Internet Protocol
Front
DRAM
Back
Dynamic Random-Access Memory
Front
FAT12
Back
12-bit File Allocation Table
Front
PoE
Back
Power over Ethernet
Front
VRAM
Back
Video Random-access Memory
Front
KVM
Back
Keyboard-Video-Mouse
Front
SCADA
Back
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
Front
UNC
Back
Universal Naming Convention
Front
WEP
Back
Wired Equivalent Privacy
Front
OS
Back
Operating System
Front
RADIUS
Back
Remote Authentication Dial-in User Service
Front
VPN
Back
Virtual Private Network
Front
DVI-D
Back
Digital Visual Interface-Digital
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