Traffic Management With QoS:

Before we hit the ground running, we need to understand what QoS is. Quality of Service (QoS) is a set of technologies that work on a network to control traffic and ensure performance for high-priority applications. QoS is often utilized to prioritize traffic for applications or services for VoIP (Voice/Phone traffic) or Video conference applications like Zoom and Microsoft Teams. But how does that work?  QoS networking technology works by marking internet packets to identify the service type or protocol in use by the application, then configuring routers and…


Hardening Your Security With Network Segmentation/Segregation

Network segregation is a process that Is used to divide up network elements into smaller parts that are called subnetworks, subnets, and network segments. These subnetworks allow IT administrators to separate critical network elements from the internet and other less critical systems. Network segregation allows the control of traffic flow based on those subnets and policies. Benefits of Network Segmentation are the following: Enhanced Security – Network Traffic can be isolated and contained to prevent or stop communication between networks. Improved Containment – If there is a network breach,…


Why MFA?

With the security concerns rapidly popping up all over the web, a simple password might not be enough to keep you protected while online. Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) is used as another layer of protection to your online accounts. But how does it work?  MFA works by requiring additional verification information. Three main categories for additional verification include knowledge, possession, and inherence. Most systems and services require at least 2 of these categories to properly secure your account. Below is a list of these categories and different methods…


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