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 ... 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