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CCNA 1 Module 8 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

31Jan2008 | | 9 comments | Continued
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An Introduction to Ethernet Switching

When you stop to think how well the internet is put together, you start to wonder how the internet coexists with all the chaos that results from broadcasts, data collision, and data loops. Yet, despite the odds, the internet is still (currently) alive and thriving today. But what can we attribute this achievement to? As […]

31Jan2008 | | 4 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 7 Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

30Jan2008 | | 2 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 6/7 Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

30Jan2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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A Brief Overview of Ethernet History

Perhaps some of the most tedious Cisco course material is on the history of Ethernet. Cisco itself claims that there isn’t a strong significance of the material in their courses- but rather it is good for getting a better sense of knowing strengths and weaknesses of Ethernet types. Legacy Ethernet (10-Mbps) – 10BASE5, 10BASE2, and […]

30Jan2008 | | 4 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 6 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

29Jan2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Carrier Sense Multiple Access Collision Detect (CSMA/CD) Explained

First thing is first: save yourself some trouble and remember that carrier sense multiple access collision detect is best referred to as simply CSMA/CD. We’ve heard some ridiculously long terms before, but CSMA/CD takes the cake. Jokes aside, this media-access mechanism is what keeps networks running. If two or more computers transmit data at the […]

29Jan2008 | | 12 comments | Continued
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How to Prevent Denial of Service Attacks

The denial of service attack is statistically the most used malicious attack out of them all. This stems from the ease of use of the attack, as well as the alarming lethality. Literally anyone can bring down a website with a simple command prompt. The question is- how do you protect against an attack that […]

28Jan2008 | | 18 comments | Continued
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How Kerberos Authentication Works

You may not know it, but your network is probably unsecured right now. Anyone with the right tools could capture, manipulate, and add data between the connections you maintain with the internet. The security cat and mouse game isn’t one sided, however. Network administrators are currently taking advantage of Kerberos to help combat security concerns. […]

28Jan2008 | | 21 comments | Continued
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CCNA 1 Module 5 Exam Solutions

Cisco’s exams can be a lot of hard work- we know. But the worst thing you can do to yourself is to simply look up the answers to exam questions. Not only do you not learn anything- but you’re hurting your future in the process. Instead, shouldn’t you get a helpful hint and get pointed […]

28Jan2008 | | 2 comments | Continued