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Network Security: Firewalls

What is the purpose of a Firewall? Firewalls are absolutely vital for keeping network security in force. The firewall stops and controls the traffic that comes between your network and the different sites you go to. A firewall is a constituent of a company’s network protection, and it acts to keep in force the network [...]

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PPTP port: How PPTP Works

PPTP port belong to Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP). PPTP is a method for implementing virtual private networks that works on the data link layer. It serves the purpose of encrypting a remote computer’s network traffic to a host using Point-to-Point Protocol’s (PPP’s) authentication methods of PAP (Password Authentication Protocol) or CHAP (Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol). It [...]

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