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1. Briefly describe the following three ways of connecting to the Internet: cable internet service, digital subscriber line, and dial-up internet service.

2. E-mail messages can open your computer to many risks. Identify some of those risks, and explain how to mitigate them.

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1. Briefly describe (in your own words) the following three ways of connecting to the Internet: Cable internet service, digital subscriber line, and dial-up internet service.

Cable internet service is an internet service that provides a great deal of bandwidth, and it typically provides "enough bandwidth to manage operations for the majority of small companies" (360 Telecommunications, 2012). This makes it ideal for both individual users and business users. The user connects through a cable provider. Such providers typically offer what are referred to as bundles. They bundle their services, which include cable television, cable telephone, and cable internet together. The user then connects to the internet through the cable connection installed into the person's home or business.
A digital subscriber line is a dedicated telephone line that is installed and maintained by the subscriber's telephone company. A digital subscriber line ...

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1. Briefly describe the following three ways of connecting to the Internet: cable internet service, digital subscriber line, and dial-up internet service.

2. E-mail messages can open your computer to many risks. Identify some of those risks, and explain how to mitigate them.

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