LANs vs. WANs

We divided the networks into two types: Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN). The two networks are generally classified on the basis of their coverage area. Typically, a local area network exists in a house or a…
Simple Ways to Secure Wireless Network

Many administrators and managers will likely read this article title and say to themselves: “We don’t have wireless networking here. I don’t need to read this.”  But those same administrators often discover that wireless networking happens, even when “they don’t…
Two Types of Networks: LANs and WANs

Networks are divided into two types, a LAN (Local Area Network) or a WAN (Wide Area Network), which are generic terms referring to two important basic types of networks. The Internet can be thought of as a bunch of LANs interconnected by…