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Case study Internet Banking Banks and other financial organisations have made it possible for customers to do some

e of their banking using the internet. The customer who has more than one account many use an e-commerce banking website to move funds between accounts, to pay bills, and many other things. Many of these tasks would have previously required customers to actually visit the bank and queue up to do the same thing. Question 1. A customer of internet banking receives a call from someone at the bank asking for their accounts personal identification number (PIN) what should that customer do? Answer: say no and hang up, then call the bank or go in person to the bank to see if the query is true. Questions 2. Internet banking doesnt let us deposit or withdraw cash so what are the main benefits? Answer: it allows the customers to transfer money without having to line up in a queue and wait for hours. -0Data Transmissions and Rates Identify:1: list three methods which are used to connect to computers together in a network Answer: 1-Wired, Optical fibres and wireless 2: list two of the advantages of using a wired network as opposed to a wireless networks. Answer: very reliable in a business and security risk is lower because for a person to use the internet, they must break in and then connect their computer to the wired network Analyse:4: suggest why optical fibre media is not the most common method of connecting networks ANSWER: the high cost turns most people away. 5: prepare an argument for the situations when you would recommend either wired or wireless networks. Answer: Investigate:6: perform the research, and then prepare a comparison chart showing the difference in transmission rates for the following transmission media types: optical fibre, category 5 UTP cable, wireless local area network (LAN). Identify the sources of your information.

7: find out the comparative costs of dial-up internet access and an available broadband connection in your area. -0Types of Networks Local networks Uses components from computer and networks to allow people to work together. Local area networks (LAN) Connects people in a small area. E.g. a single building or a group of buildings

Wide area networks Wide area networks (WAN) connect single computers or LANs over a wide geographical area. E.g. cities and countries

Virtual private networks Virtual private networks (VPN) Creates connectivity between a numbers of computers, sometimes in remote areas, mostly over the internet. Has privacy and security ensured Once created, VPN will remain secure. Co. 2

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A peer-to-peer network all computers are equal and none has any special function. MAIN SERVER

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Data base of customer to send packages to Josie

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Peer-to-peer networks:- equal roles - No specialized servers - suited to homes and small offices - easy to set up IDENTIFY Question 1: what is the main difference between a local area network and a wide area network? Answer: a local area network is for small places, like a house of a library, but a wide area network is for a larger areas like the NSW broadband scheme, internet for all of NSW. 2: what risks are taken when connecting a network to the internet? Answer: hackers, intruders and viruses. 3: many organisations choose to use a virtual private network (VPN) between offices in different towns. Describe what advantages a VPN provides. Answer: once established and secure, the network will remain secure. It will also keep unauthorised computers out of the system. ANALYSE 4: compare differences between creating a workgroup and a client-server network.