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Articles about network security.

How to prevent DoS attacks?

There are seven varieties of DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. To prevent or block them, you must first identify the type of attack. Below are several general ways you can protect yourself from DoS attacks: Define a comprehensive security policy for your network and take all necessary measures to implement that policy. Work with your …

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How to secure Local Network?

A local network means a collection of two or more computers that are connected together via some medium it can be air (wireless) or cable. Network security is a branch of networking that encompasses strategies, policies, and standard operating procedures that make the network secure from various threats like unauthorized access or misuse. These policies …

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Basics of P2P Encryption

P2PE (point-to-point encryption) seems to be emerging at the forefront of defense against security breaches and as a leader in encryption technologies in the wake of the recent violations in the payment card industry. This particular technology and solution are seemingly gaining popularity as encryption technology and as a solution to limit and reduce the …

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Firewall 101

Firewalls are the main line of defense for protecting the resources on the inside of an enterprise network from the Internet. Firewalls protect resources like computers, applications, servers, etc. that are present in the LAN from external attacks. Firewalls can be broadly defined as a set of programs that work together at the server or …

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How to enhance Network Security?

Network security is a branch of networking that encompasses strategies, policies, and standard operating procedures that make the network secure from various threats like unauthorized access or misuse. These policies are generally adopted and implemented by the network administrator. A decade ago network security was considered to be a very complex domain and few highly …

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