Understanding ISO OSI

Understanding ISO OSI

Nearly everyone uses online networking as part of their daily routine, most typically through WIFI or Ethernet connections.

We know that these connection methods are reliable; to achieve a hierarchy structure was needed to deal with different levels of data, so a model was invented that was later designed in the form of TCP-IP protocols stack. The original ISO was called an OSI (Open Systems Interconnection).

 

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What is a DOS Attack & How can you Prevent it?

What is a DOS Attack & How can you Prevent it?

What is a Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attack & How can you Prevent it?

It’s a wonderful day at the office, all services and servers are working as they should and everything is running smoothly.  Until the moment everything starts to get increasingly slower; services become unresponsive and the server’s resources are high, so high that it could crash the services entirely. Read More »

Routing Protocols: OSPF

Routing Protocols: OSPF

As we have looked at in earlier articles there are 2 types of routers: static and dynamic. As we have mentioned, a static router is manually added by administrators; the procedure for which can often be difficult in larger networks. That’s where dynamic routing protocols come in; they are responsible for updating this information automatically in the routing table of network attached devices.  Read More »

What is a Domain Name?

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the unique name for a website. For example, the domain name of Eltoma IT Services is “Eltoma-it.com”. Domain names work as an online address, which is used to access a websites. It’s what visitors will use to find you online and is a fundamental aspect of any website. When you register your domain name, it becomes unique and nobody else can register the same name. If you stop renewing your domain then somebody else can register the same name.
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