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Enterprise Mobile Device Application Security on BlackBerry Devices

As an enterprise administrator, you can control what applications can be deployed on your employees’ BlackBerry devices. The BlackBerry Enterprise Server [more…]

Application Security on Apple iOS Mobile Devices

Mobile device application developers use the sandboxing capability of Apple iOS to ensure the security of user data and to ensure that their applications don’t share data with other apps installed on the [more…]

Application Security on Android Mobile Devices

Android has a number of security features built into its operating system which help protect your mobile device applications. On Android, by default, no application has the permissions needed to perform [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device: Personal Apple Device Backup and Restore

There are practical things you must tell your employees about mobile device security. You can pass this information along to your Apple device users regarding backing up, restoring and data transfer. [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device: Personal Android Device Backup and Restore

Mobile devices contain plenty of vital personal and corporate data, including e-mails, contacts, call logs. Responsible ownership requires data backups and knowledge about restoring data. As an administrator [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device: Personal Nokia Device Backup and Restore

Educating your employees on security includes training them on how and why to perform regular data backups for their Nokia devices. Use of that backed up data to perform restores and data transfers is [more…]

Corporate Solutions for Mobile Device Backup and Restore

The options for backing up and restoring data vary from one device to another. Most OS and device vendors offer software applications to facilitate the backup and restore features on their own devices. [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device Security: 10 Top Information Websites

To secure your mobile devices, you must keep abreast of the latest types of threats and solutions. What better place to go and find this late-breaking information than the Internet? Of course, surfing [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device: Personal Blackberry Device Backup and Restore

Education of your mobile device carrying employees on methods of backing up, restoring and transferring data helps protect them and corporate resources. Here is information on management of Blackberry [more…]

Enterprise Mobile Device: Personal Windows Phone Backup and Restore

Education of your mobile device carrying employees on methods of backing-up, restoring and transferring data helps protect them and corporate resources. Here is information on management of Windows Phone [more…]

Network Basics: OSI Transport Layer

The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Transport layer is the layer where you’ll find the most well-known networking protocols: TCP (normally paired with IP) and SPX [more…]

Basic Network Building Blocks

All networks, large or small, require specialized network hardware to make them work. Small or large, all networks are built from the following basic building blocks: [more…]

Basic Benefits of Networking

If the truth be told, computer networks are a pain to set up. Because the benefits of having a network make the difficulty of setting one up worthwhile. You don’t have to be a Ph.D. to understand the benefits [more…]

Network Basics: Clients and Servers

The network computer that contains the hard drives, printers, and other resources that are shared with other network computers is called a server. This term comes up repeatedly, so you have to remember [more…]

Network Basics: Dedicated Servers and Peers

There are two basic types of networks: client/server and peer to peer. The relationships, whether dedicated servers or peer relationships amongst the hardware determines the network type. [more…]

Network Basics: Geographic Size

Networks come in all sizes and shapes. In fact, it’s common to categorize networks based on the geographical size they cover, as described in the following list: [more…]

Network Basics: Network Topology

The term network topology refers to the shape of how the computers and other network components are connected to each other. There are several different types of network topologies, each with advantages [more…]

Network Basics: Complex Network Topologies

Physicists say that the universe is expanding, and network administrators know they’re right. A simple bus or star topology is suitable only for small networks, with a dozen or so computers. But small [more…]

Network Basics: OCI Session and Presentation Layers

The Session and Presentation layers of the standard Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model are where network functions begin moving from physical to electronic and software matters. [more…]

Network Basics: Understanding Protocols

Protocols and standards are what make networks work together. Protocols make it possible for the various components of a network to communicate with each other. Standards also make it possible for network [more…]

Network Basics: Understanding Standards

A standard is an agreed-upon definition of a protocol. Standards are industry-wide protocol definitions that are not tied to a particular manufacturer. With standard protocols, you can mix and match equipment [more…]

Network Basics: The Seven Layers of the OSI Reference Model

OSI sounds like the name of a top-secret government agency you hear about only in Tom Clancy novels. What it really stands for in the networking world is Open Systems Interconnection, as in the Open Systems [more…]

Network Basics: OSI Physical Layer

The bottom layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is the Physical layer. It addresses the physical characteristics of the network, such as the types of cables used to connect devices, the [more…]

Network Basics: OSI Data Link Layer

The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Data Link layer is the lowest layer at which meaning is assigned to the bits that are transmitted over the network. Data link protocols address things like the size [more…]

Network Basics: The OSI Network Layer

The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Network layerhandles the task of routing network messages from one computer to another. The two most popular layer 3 protocols are IP [more…]

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