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Fundamental Firewall Technology Principles: What Is a Firewall?

Fundamental Firewall Technology Principles: What Is a Firewall?

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center's Report, data breaches in 2021 increased by 68 percent, which equated to a record-breaking 1862 breaches. There's no wonder network security is top of mind across all business sectors. 

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Battle of the Best Network Management Tool: Cisco Prime vs Fortinet FortiManager

The Best Network Management Tool: Cisco Prime vs Fortinet FortiManager

Modern networks are continuously undergoing exponential growth owing to digitization, the ever-evolving market requirements, and business expansions. Modern businesses have their employees and customers spread across wide geographical regions. Such businesses require efficient network …

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How Cisco ASR 9000 Routers Meet the Needs of Large-Scale Networks

How Cisco ASR 9000 Routers Meet the Needs of Large-Scale Networks

The ever-increasing demand for low-latency, high bandwidth, and low-cost networks that support complex networking applications has led to the rapid enhancement and retooling of networking infrastructure to meet consumer demand.

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A Definitive Troubleshooting Guide: Cisco Wireless AP WLC Join Issues

A Definitive Troubleshooting Guide: Cisco Wireless AP WLC Join Issues

Your Access Point (AP) needs to be connected to the Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) via the management interface before it can serve network users. The connection is crucial because the WLC gives the AP the configuration information and firmware required for it to operate.

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The Essentials of ARP Protocol & How To Protect Against Spoofing Attacks

The Essential Guide To Protect Against ARP Spoofing Attacks

No matter how strong your security measures are, there is an attacker working to get through them. Treating this as inevitable is key to keeping your data safe and secure. In our two-part packet delivery process blogs here and here we learned a switch is involved in ARP routing. This …

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Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Host-to-Host Communication) - Pt. 2

Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Host-to-Host Communication) - Pt. 2

In every network, data packets are exchanged among hosts through numerous networking devices along the traffic path, such as switches, routers, and firewalls among other devices, so you can comfortably perform your daily tasks. Although the traffic transfer happens instantly, the host …

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Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Default Gateway and ARP) - Pt. 1

Learn the Packet Delivery Process (Default Gateway and ARP) - Pt. 1

For everyday network communications and using various business and entertainment applications, a vast amount of data packets is exchanged between networking devices. However, the host-to-host delivery either in the same network or between different networks is not a simple process and …

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Exploring Routing Functions and the Purpose of the Routing Table

Exploring Routing Functions and the Purpose of the Routing Table

For everyday network operations and proper exchange of data throughout the enterprise environment, routing functionality must be implemented on Layer 3 devices. This functionality is usually performed on routers, although it can also be provided by other devices such as firewalls and …

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