CHAPTER 15

Network Security

In this chapter, you will learn about

• Common network vulnerabilities, threats, and risks

• Tools for helping secure networks

• The importance of user authentication

• Secure transmission protocols and virtual private networks

• Wireless networking security

As an AV professional, you are not necessarily in the network security business. Many IT professionals aren’t either. In lots of organizations, network security has grown into a practice all its own.

But as you probably know, security is pretty important to the people who use and operate enterprise networks. It’s important to your Internet-connected personal computer. Which is why, when you introduce AV systems to a network, someone will want to know about the ...

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