Internet of everything
Internet of everything

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4.4 Terms and concepts practice

This activity will help you to test some of the terms and concepts you've been introduced to.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. operational technology

  2. information technology

  3. telemetry

  4. bandwidth

  5. fog computing

  6. firewall

  7. redundancy

  8. security policy

  9. interoperability

  • a.defines all of the rules, regulations, and procedures that must be followed to keep an organisation, people, and systems secure

  • b.the network infrastructure, telecommunications, and software applications that process information and allow the exchange of information between people

  • c.a technique of installing network components, such as servers, switches, routers, and telecommunication links to back up primary resources in case they fail

  • d.transmission of performance measurements gathered from monitoring instruments in remote locations

  • e.devices can communicate with one another by using the same protocol or a translator device

  • f.analyses network traffic to determine if it should be allowed to travel between two networks based upon a set of rules

  • organisation's industrial control and automation infrastructure

  • h.extends cloud computing and services to the edge of the network

  • i.the number of bits of data that can be transmitted across a communication link within a given unit of time

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = g
  • 2 = b
  • 3 = d
  • 4 = i
  • 5 = h
  • 6 = f
  • 7 = c
  • 8 = a
  • 9 = e

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