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Five Ways to Protect Your Network

Posted on October 16, 2014 in Articles | by

Criminals lurk behind many of the darker corners of the Internet, scouting out victims and eager to pounce when they identify a network vulnerability. Organizations that fail to apply basic security controls to their networks face a multitude of risks from anonymous attackers, including theft of sensitive information, destruction of critical resources and interference with business processes.

Network security is a broad field that includes a variety of controls designed to protect the confidentiality of information transmitted over networks and the availability of those networks for authorized users. Certified network security professionals work to protect networks from attack, detect attacks in progress on a network and react to successful network intrusions. They have a variety of technology at their disposal to assist with these challenges. In this article, we examine five ways that you can protect your network against attackers.

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Published October 16, 2014 in Certification Magazine

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

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