A penetration test, or sometimes pentest, is a software attack on a computer system that looks for security weaknesses, potentially gaining access to the computer’s features and data The process typically identifies the target systems and a particular goal—then reviews available information and undertakes various means to attain the […]
News about internet crimes often mentions ’bots’, ’zombies’, and ’botnets’. It’s not hard to figure out from the context that these are computer or network security threats. But what exactly are they, how do they work, and what damage do they cause?
When you start to think about all the things that could go wrong when browsing the Internet, the web starts to look like a pretty scary place. Luckily, Internet users as a whole are getting far more savvy, and better at recognizing risky online behavior. While pages with a dozen […]
Use length to your advantage. Create a password that has eight or more characters since this is usually the minimum for most password requirements. The longer the password the more secure it is likely to be.
Security management for networks is different for all kinds of situations. A home or small office may only require basic security while large businesses may require high-maintenance and advanced software and hardware to prevent malicious attacks from hacking and spamming.
None (unencrypted or plain text mode) None (or “plain text” security) means any data will transfer to. If you select “None” for the security mode, no further security-related options are configurable on the AP.
Network security consists of the and policies adopted by a to prevent and monitor unauthorized access, misuse, modification, or denial of a computer network and network-accessible resources. Network security involves the authorization of access to data in a network, which is controlled by the network administrator. Users choose or are […]