Examples of Network Infrastructures and Related Security Concerns

As you design a network, you need to evaluate every aspect in light of its security consequences. With limited budgets, personnel, and time, you must also minimize risk and maximize protection. Consider how each of the following network security aspects affects security for large corporations, small companies, and even home-based businesses.


A workgroup is a form of networking in which each computer is a peer or equal. Peers are equal in how much power or controlling authority any one system has over the other members of the same workgroup. All workgroup members are able to manage their own local resources and assets, but not those of any other workgroup member. ...

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