What are the key things to consider when choosing a network security appliance for 130 user network? I am confused with the plethora of appliances Cisco has on offer. Network is laid across three floors, with all the switches connecting back to a wiring closet.
Answer Question | February 25, 2011 10:32 AM
Cisco switches, Network security, Network security appliances, Security
This week’s free IT giveaway is the CompTIA Security+ SYO-201 Video Mentor. Answer one of the unanswered questions and leave the link to your answer in the discussion area below. Voice and Data Network Setup WSUS Downstream Server Problem How much of your sensitive information can you trust to outside organizations? Application data security versus [...]
Answer Question | December 31, 2010 4:41 PM
CompTIA Security+, Giveaways, Network security, Network security appliances, Network Security Management, WSUS
I am looking for an anti bridging software. When the user is connected to internet via modem, s/he should not be able to access Corporate LAN and vice-versa. Pls suggest the one which is implemented in your network.
Answer Question | February 7, 2011 3:11 PM
Bridging, LAN, LAN Security, Network security, Network security appliances, Network Security Management
Does anyone have experience with/opinions on Linksys VPN router connection versus Cisco MPLS configuration? Any details or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Answer Question | February 7, 2011 4:24 PM
Cisco, Linksys, MPLS, MPLS VPN, Network security, Network security appliances, Network Security Management, VPN connectivity, VPN routers
We use Active Directory, DHCP, network printers, software and file servers. We want to add two more branches to our network, so users get IP addresses by DHCP and assigned to AD server. How can we create them like remote branches without giving same subnet to remote users? We want VPN connection on our router [...]
Answer Question | August 16, 2011 4:21 PM
Active Directory, Active Directory interoperability, DHCP, Network security, Network security appliances, Network Security Management, VPN, VPN connectivity, VPN security
Is there a central security server for wifi that will only allow corporate clients or employees on the network automatically based on mac address?
Answer Question | February 9, 2011 3:28 PM
MAC address, MAC address authentication, Network security, Network security appliances, Network Security Management, Security hardware, Server Security, Wifi
We are using One to One nats on a sonicwall pro 3060. We have run out of addresses.We use them for remote desktop. There has to be a better solution. Has anyone found one yet? We have server 2003, 2008 and XP, 2000 and 7 clients.
Answer Question | August 30, 2010 8:12 PM
Network security appliances, Remote desktop, Remote Desktop Connection, SonicWALL, SonicWALL Pro 3060
in my mind, Watchguard, Netscreen and foritnet are same.(very little difference) but compare with Cisco PIX or ASA, what is it advantage?
Answer Question | September 30, 2009 1:59 PM
Cisco PIX, NetScreen, Network security appliances, WatchGuard VPN
We have three virtual local area networks (VLANs) as follows: 1 data, 2 voice and 3 wireless. We have 6506e at the core, and interVLAN routing is working fine. The problem is implementing FortiGate firewall in transparent mode and terminating the ISP on the router with Ethernet output. I am not able to route VLANs [...]
Answer Question | February 26, 2009 11:28 PM
Firewalls, FortiGate, Internet protocol, InterVLAN Routing, ISP, Network Address Translation, Network hardware, Network security, Network security appliances, Networking, Routers, Routing and switching, Virtual LAN
I ran Nmap 4.0 and GFI LANguard GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner (N.S.S.) on a Windows 2003 server and noticed that the FTP Port 21 is open but tcpwrapped. How do I check further if Port 21 is indeed open? I’ve checked the IIS6.0 and the Windows Add/ Remove program section there’s not FTP installed. [...]
Answer Question | February 25, 2009 6:17 PM
FTP, Network monitoring, Network security, Network security appliances, Networking, Nmap, Ports, Security scanner, tcpwrappers
I have a PPP network between our three office locations. In the master location I have a DSL line connected to my Layer 2 (L2) switch via a Cisco ASA 5505 Firewall. My server (ADC/DHCP/Proxy) is connected to the L2 switch. My branch office locations obtain IP through this server. I am using a Squid [...]
Answer Question | March 1, 2009 6:11 PM
Branch Office networks, Branch offices, Cisco ASA, Cisco ASA 5505, Cisco ASA Hardware Firewall, Firewall appliances, Firewalls, Internet connection, Network security, Network security appliances, Networking, Proxy, Servers