Earlier, I said to have a friend do a port scan on your network, just to check for holes. If you can't find a friend (or just don't have any friends) try this instead: Shields Up! scans.Now you don't need to have any friends to prove you don't have any friends.I had a colleague do my scan… Continue reading Cool Network Scan Utility
Thinking about setting up your home network or getting your computer connected to the internet? Keep a few things in mind:• Use a firewall - Network administrators would never, ever let a computer be connected to the internet (or a network to the internet) without firewall to protect the computers from the outside world. You… Continue reading Want to Build a Network?
To the major geeks out there, this is old news. But it could come in handy for our up and coming geeks who are getting into the technical fields. It's the Universal Troubleshooting Process (UTP).Here's a summary of its steps:The 10 step Universal Troubleshooting Process1. Get the Attitude2. Get a complete and accurate symptom description3. Make damage… Continue reading The Universal Troubleshooting Process