Network Security And Note Taking

Some of the most bought software items in both the Apple apps stores and the Google apps stores are note taking apps. Being able to take notes is a very important use of the modern day smart phone. So much so, that most phones that are bought today already have that capability within them. As a matter of fact, most phones have come with those capabilities for a couple of years now. The reason why someone would buy a note taking app from the app stores in question is because the note taking applications available for purchase are specialized for their needs.

Network Security And Note Taking

A lot of the different types of businesses out there need for their people to be able to take notes. It is an important way for people to be able to remember the items that they need to. One place where it is important for a person to be able to take notes is in the world of computer security. There are so many moving parts of the world of computer security that you must be able to write them down. You have to do this because there is no way you will be able to remember all of it.

If you are not in the industry, then you might be asking yourself, “What do you have to remember besides activate the firewall”. There is a lot more than that when it comes to protecting high level enterprise networks. Heck, there is a lot more than that when you are talking about just protecting a home network.

When you are protecting a large or medium size network, you cannot just set one port to be available to the outside and then leave everything else alone. No, you must be able to make sure that all of the different applications that the people who work there might need are set up correctly. This is where the note taking part comes into play. Each app that runs on the network has a different type of setting, so you must document the settings and adjust the network accordingly.

You will also need to keep notes to keep track of the attacks that happen on your network. You need to keep notes on both the successful and also the unsuccessful attacks that happen. This way you will be able to know what you did wrong and what you did right and use that information to improve your set up.

Keeping notes, no matter whether on paper or electronically, is very important in the world security. Make sure you are keeping yours.

About Lee Munson

Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.

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