During the growth of any business, somewhere between two computers and ten, companies realize the need for a computer network. Computer networking allows multiple computers and devices to communicate and share information and resources, such as all sharing the same main printer.
The ability to communicate directly between the computers on your network and share files can greatly increase productivity. There is also a cost savings associated with the ability to share devices like printers and scanners between several computers.
With any connection between computers and other devices, whether wired or wireless, there comes potential security risk. But if you know how to safeguard your network, you can enjoy the convenience and savings without putting your systems in danger.Continue reading →