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Charlie Schluting

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Zap Provides Useful WLAN Insight

Though their reviewer found some fault with the documentation...

Networking 101: Understanding IP Addresses

Networks don't work without addresses: Whenever you are sending...

Networking 101: Understanding Layers

Continuing our journey, it's time to take a trip...

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Networking 101: Understanding the Data Link Layer

What's more important than IP and routing? Well, Layer 2 is much more important when it's broken. Many people don't have the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) (define) knowledge necessary to implement a...

Networking 101: Understanding Layers

Continuing our journey, it's time to take a trip up the OSI Reference Model, and learn what this mysterious thing is all about. The network stack is of great significance, but not so much...

Networking 101: Understanding IP Addresses

Networks don't work without addresses: Whenever you are sending something, you need to specify where it should go and where it came from. To be an effective network engineer or administrator, you need...

Have a Plan for Mobile Security

Recently the question was asked: "How would you secure grandma's computer, and how is that different from a corporate laptop?" If you're assuming all employees have the wherewithal to operate a company computer better...

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