How Do VLANs Work?

How Do VLANs Work?

Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) separate an existing physical network into multiple logical networks. Thus, each VLAN creates its own broadcast domain. Communication between two VLANs can only occur through a router that is connected to both. VLANs work as though they are created using independent switches.

Ransomware – New Trends & How to Stay Safe

Ransomware – New Trends & How to Stay Safe

Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts a user’s files (and any files that users has access to on a shared drive) and forces the user to pay a “ransom” in exchange for the decryption key to get the files back. Payment is done via a number of untraceable methods but the most popular is Bitcoin.

Understanding the Various Types of Cloud Computing Models

Understanding the Various Types of Cloud Computing Models

If you have discussed moving your IT infrastructure, operations, or software to a third party provider, you’ve heard terms like Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). But, all of these terms can be confusing. Let us help clear the clouds (pun intended).