General Networking

Last Updated on 21 May 2015, Total: 251 Articles and Tutorials

This topic provides an overview of the elements and issues involved in Networking and the basics needed before setting up any type of network.

The different types of network connections, basic networking terminology, network hardware, and network setups are all discussed in this section.

  1. Saving Money on the Network Budget

    In this article the author reflects on various factors related to budget cuts on network services and equipment... Read More

  2. Scripted Network Defense (Part 1) - Programmatic Defense of Windows Hosts Against Network Attacks

    In this series the author looks at some well-known network attacks and examines free, readily-available tools and scripting techniques that can help you respond to them... Read More

  3. Scripted Network Defense (Part 2) - Perfmon Events and Task Triggers

    In this article we'll discuss how to use Performance Monitor to watch for certain conditions and set up a triggering mechanism for responding to them... Read More

  4. Scripted Network Defense (Part 3) - Advanced Techniques

    In this article we’ll look at the use of XPath queries to decide whether or not to execute a task when a specific Windows event occurs... Read More

  5. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 1)

    This article series will examine various techniques for securing Wi-Fi networks. This first article in the series deals with understanding the vulnerabilities associated with wireless networks... Read More

  6. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 2)

    This article continues the series on securing wireless network traffic by examining the myths surrounding the use of default access point passwords... Read More

  7. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 3)

    This article continues the discussion of wireless network security by examining the pros and cons of SSID broadcasting and MAC address filtering... Read More

  8. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 4)

    This article continues the series on securing wireless network traffic by discussing some more of the security mechanisms that are typically built into wireless hardware... Read More

  9. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 5)

    In this article, I am going to continue my discussion of wireless security by addressing the question of whether or not a wireless network can ever be truly secure... Read More

  10. Securing Wireless Network Traffic (Part 6)

    This article continues the discussion of wireless network security by examining the options that are available through the Windows Server 2008 operating system... Read More

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