In this installment in the basic networking series, we look at wide area networks, how information flows over the Internet, and a sample business Internet interface configuration.
Network security is made up of an underlying computer network infrastructure, the resources that make the network inaccessible from intruders and the policies of the network administrator. Together, these three parts come together as a whole to keep your network safe from hackers, or monitor other users of the network for security purposes.
This is the first in a series of articles intended to help business users, cast into the role of security manager or administrator, understand how the technology that underlies the small and medium size business network works. In this installment, we begin with a series overview followed by an introduction to how a computer, and the network to which it’s attached, see information.
Setting up a small business VPN not only increases your commitment to customer privacy, it helps your business comply with a growing list of laws and regulations concerning data security. With small business VPN services costing under $250 per year, your company can easily increase security.