Category: Security


Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol for gathering data about the operation of networking devices.  The protocol has undergone three major revisions to enhance functionality and security.  The basic premise of SNMP is to use a Management Information Base (MIB) to GET or SET parameters within the device. A ... Read More
March 21, 2014Praveen Bahethi



Why do we use VLANs?

Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) came about from the need to isolate broadcast domains with in a switch without using routers.  Router do not forward broadcasts, but back in the 90's they were not very fast compared to switches.  Router Layer 3 functions were done in processor and switch Layer ... Read More
December 28, 2013Praveen Bahethi