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Images (or Forensic Duplicates or Mirror Images) – A bit-by-bit duplicate of a backup tape or hard drive that is forensically sound.
Information – Facts, data, or instructions in any medium or form. The meaning that a human assigns to data by means of the known conventions used in their representation.
Instant Messaging ("IM") – Electronic communication allowing for instant correspondence between two or more users who are online at the same time.
Internal Inquiries – A close examination of a matter in a search for information or truth that is internal to a company.
Internet – A global network linking millions of computers through the use of the TCP/IP protocol.
Intranet – A network utilized by one organization that is not connected to other networks.
IP Address – A four-string number used to identify a computer on the Internet.
IS/IT Information Systems or Information Technology – Terms used to describe the people who make computers and/or make computer systems run.
ISP (Internet Service Provider) – An organization that provides access to the Internet.