What is Network Vulnerability Scanning?

2021-01-13T09:34:02+00:00Categories: Network Monitoring, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vulnerability management is a key responsibility of any IT security team or managed security service provider. This scanning is an inspection of the potential points of exploit on a computer or network to identify security holes. Vulnerability scanning is an integral component of vulnerability management. In fact, a scanner is an application that identifies and [...]

Auvik

2020-12-22T10:19:58+00:00Categories: Network Administration, Network Monitoring|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this post, we are going to introduce you to a powerful tool in the field of network monitoring. It is better to read this blog first of all: Network Monitoring. The tool we are going to discuss is called Auvik network management and monitoring. It is a cloud-based software. Official site of the manufacturer [...]

8-Steps to Secure Your Computer

2020-09-23T04:09:03+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

8-Step to Secure Your Computer Whether you use your computer primarily for work tasks or personal use or both, it’s highly likely you want to keep it and its contents safe and secure. Keeping your computer secure helps you avoid malware and direct hacking attempts designed to steal your personal information. In this post, we’ll [...]

Properties of a Strong Password

2020-09-20T09:07:01+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the most important ways to ensure that your online interactions are safe and secure is to protect your passwords. Also, the more powerful your password, the harder it is for a hacker to invade your system. A strong password: Is at least 12 characters long Is a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, [...]

VPN

2020-09-02T05:35:40+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network and enables users to send and receive data across shared or public networks as if their computing devices were directly connected to the private network. In other words, A Virtual Private Network is a connection method used to add security and privacy [...]

Brute Force Attack

2020-08-14T07:31:06+00:00Categories: Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A brute force attack (exhaustive search) is a cryptographic hack that relies on guessing possible combinations of a targeted password until the correct password is discovered. This attack uses trial-and-error to guess login info, encryption keys, or find a hidden web page. Brute force attacks don’t employ an intellectual strategy. These attacks simply try using [...]

IPsec Protocol

2020-09-26T06:28:52+00:00Categories: Computer & Network Concepts, Network Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) is a secure network protocol suite that authenticates and encrypts the packets of data to provide secure encrypted communication between two computers/networks. IPsec is usually used to set up VPNs, and it works by encrypting IP packets, along with authenticating the source where the packets come from. Read more about encryption [...]

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