COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY

COMPUTER NETWORK SECURITY During the initial days of the internet, its use was limited to military and universities for research and development purposes. Later when all networks merged together and formed the internet, the data was used to travel through a public transit network. Common people may send data that can be highly sensitive such as their bank credentials, username, and passwords, personal documents, online shopping details, or confidential documents. All security threats are intentional i.e. they occur only if intentionally triggered. Security threats can be divided into the following…

CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTER NETWORK

CLASSIFICATION OF COMPUTER NETWORK Types Of Area Networks – LAN, MAN, and WAN The Network allows computers to connect and communicate with different computers via any medium. LAN, MAN, and WAN are the three major types of the network designed to operate over the area they cover. There are some similarities and dissimilarities between them. One of the major differences is the geographical area they cover, i.e. LAN covers the smallest area; MAN covers an area larger than LAN and WAN comprises the largest of all. There are other types of Computer Networks also, like: PAN (Personal Area Network)…

BLUETOOTH LAN NETWORK

BLUETOOTH LAN NETWORK   Bluetooth is a wireless LAN technology designed to connect devices of different functions such as telephones, notebooks, computers (desktop and laptop), cameras, printers, coffee makers, and so on. A Bluetooth LAN is an ad hoc network, which means that the network is formed spontaneously; the devices, sometimes called gadgets, find each other and make a network called a piconet. A Bluetooth LAN can even be connected to the Internet if one of the gadgets has this capability.   A Bluetooth LAN, by nature, cannot be large.…

NEW SAFARICOM FEATURE ON DATA AND AIRTIME

NEW SAFARICOM FEATURE ON DATA AND AIRTIME Safaricom has tried to put data usage control by its subscribers in their control. The telecommunication giant has launched a service that will its subscribers set a limit to the amount of airtime and data they want to use over a given set of time. The new feature, accessible through this link, is perfect for those who want to use a specific amount of airtime and data. Essential for planning purposes because there are many instances when subscribers spend more than they had…

PROS CONS AND WAYS OF INVESTING IN BITCOIN

PROS CONS AND WAYS OF INVESTING IN BITCOIN It’s hard to predict whether this cryptocurrency will become the global reserve currency or a store of value as widely accepted as gold. The thrill of riches or ruin leaves some investors wary, but others want to chase the chance for substantial profits from investing in bitcoin. Like other cryptocurrencies, bitcoin can also be exchanged with the national currency of Kenya and other African currencies. Since its inception, Bitcoin was the 1st digital asset to beget the current ecosystem of cryptocurrency. As…

UNDERSTANDING CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BITCOIN.

UNDERSTANDING CRYPTOCURRENCY AND BITCOIN. Digital currency is any currency, money, or money-like asset that is primarily managed, stored, or exchanged on digital computer systems, especially over the internet. Types of digital currencies include cryptocurrency. Digital currency may be recorded on a distributed database on the internet, a centralized electronic computer database owned by a company or bank, within digital files, or even on a stored-value card. The following are the 10 largest trading cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. Bitcoin Ethereum Cardano Tether Binance coin XRP Solana USD coin Polkadot Dogecoin  …

Ways to Reduce Data Usage on Android phone

Ways to Reduce Data Usage on Android phone Kick out the malware Not just the regular Android apps on your phone, there could be other reasons why the data limit is getting exhausted every time. Regularly scan your Android phone for malware with a good antivirus app. Malicious apps might be sucking your bandwidth in the background while sending your precious information to the attackers. Bonus Tips and Tricks to reduce mobile data usage on Android: • Download large files when you are on Wi-Fi. • Do not clear your…