Ifsm 201

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Computer Class IFSM 201 1. Design a wireless network for your home network. A. What is network? “A network consists of two or more computers that are linked together to share resources (such as printers and CDs), exchange files, or allow electronic communications. The computers on a network may be linked through cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites, or infrared light beams” (Winkelman, Roy 2013). B. Describe how the home network would be used by your family members. Our house is fairly small, so my family would use Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). C. Name at least five components that would be connected to the network The components like printer, fax, phone, scanner, and laptops would be connected to the network. D. What types of hardware, software, connectivity components, etc.,…show more content…
An example of social network is Facebook, where people post personal information about themselves. Often, without modifying privacy settings and making information being visible by others. However, to protect ourselves from outsiders, we can simply go to privacy setting and change the audience to family and closest friends. Hackers are “people who gain unauthorized access to computers or networks” (Williams & Sawyer, 2013, p. 359). They break into our computer for several reasons but mainly to acquire personal information for financial gain, shut down hardware, steal people’s credit information, and destroy data. To protect ourselves from hackers, we should equip our computer with Firewall. This hardware “prevents unauthorized Internet users from accessing private information” (Williams & Sawyer, 2013, p. 361). Identity theft is a serious crime in which thieves steal your name and identity and use to later to make a purchase under your name. Thieves access your personal information by sending out fake e-mail, mining the trash, and stealing your

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