Cyber crime is rife and is the largest growing criminal industry. In today's word, most businesses are interconnected and use the internet. Maintaining the security and integrity of data, including research and development, is paramount. We need to be able to isolate, segment, and segregate our network, both physically and virtually. Let's look at the options we may have:

  • Physical segmentation/separation: If we have data, such as email or a web server, that we want people to be able to access from the internet, whether it be a customer or one of our salespeople, we will physically separate it from our LAN by placing it in the DMZ, which is a boundary layer, so that users accessing this data do not need ...

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