Ping of death
large corporate environment
A home environment with 10 or fewer hosts
A home environment that needs VPN access
A smaller, less congested business environment
Denial of service
When anti-spam software is loaded, legitimate e-mail may be classified as spam by mistake.
Installing anti-spam software should be a low priority on the network.
Even with anti-spam software installed, users should be careful when opening e-mail attachments.
Virus warning e-mails that are not identified as spam via anti-spam software should be forwarded to other users immediately.
Dentification and authentication
A network other than the wired network
Through another person
To require a user ID and password to access the router
To prevent outside intruders from attacking the router through the Internet
To require a pre-programmed MAC address or IP address to access the router
To disable tracking of internal IP addresses so they cannot be spoofed by outside devices
Malicious software that copies itself into other executable programs
Tricks users into running the infected software
A set of computer instructions that lies dormant until triggered by a specific event
Exploits vulnerabilities with the intent of propagating itself across a network
Activation of a popup stopper
A change of the default IP address
An update in the antivirus software definitions
Physically securing the cable between the access point and client
Only external traffic that is destined for specific internal ports is permitted. All other traffic is denied.
Only external traffic that is destined for specific internal ports is denied. All other traffic is permitted.
Only internal traffic that is destined for specific external ports is permitted. All other traffic is denied.
Only internal traffic that is destined for specific external ports is denied. All other traffic is permitted.
A DMZ is not supported.
The router is an example of a server-based firewall.
The router is an example of an application-based firewall.
Internet access can be denied for specific days and times.
It provides various views of possible attack paths.
It identifies missing security updates on a computer.
It identifies wireless weak points such as rogue access points.
It identifies all network devices on the network that do not have a firewall installed.
It identifies MAC and IP addresses that have not been authenticated on the network.
Only e-mail programs need to be protected.
Only hard drives can be protected.
Only after a virus is known can an anti-virus update be created for it.
Only computers with a direct Internet connection need it.
Periodically update anti-virus software.
Be aware of normal network traffic patterns.
Periodically update the host operating system.
Activate the firewall on a Linksys integrated router.
Configure login permissions on the integrated router.
Disable the wireless network when a vulnerability analysis is being performed. Disable the wireless network when a vulnerability analysis is being performed. Disable the wireless network when a vulnerability analysis is being performed. Disable the wireless network when a vulnerability analysis is being performed.
It prevents packets based on the application that makes the request.
It allows packets based on approved internal MAC or IP addresses.
It requires that packets coming into the router be responses to internal host requests.
It translates an internal address or group of addresses into an outside, public address.