After completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:
What are the common policies used in the modern network?
What are the common best practices?
If you are reading this text start to finish, you might have a newfound appreciation for how complex networking is today. Fortunately, there are many established policies and best practices you can use to help take much of the guesswork out of implementing and maintaining your network. This is especially beneficial in the complex and challenging area of network security.
This chapter begins by describing (in detail) policies you can consider for your own network. Keep in mind that some of these may not apply to your ...