Encoding is the process of putting a sequence of characters (letters, numbers, punctuation, and certain symbols) into a specialized format for efficient transmission or storage. Via Technopedia: Encoding involves the use of a code to change original data into a form that can be used by an external process. The type of code used for […]
Study the job description and align your resume to match. The goal is to align yourself to the job description as much as possible, but don’t stretch the truth. If a job description is available, and it has a detailed list of functional skills, prepare on paper how you match the skills to answer how […]
You want to absolutely make sure you understand the question and then you want to finish up with a confirming question. Did that answer your question? Did I provide you with the answer you are looking for? Is there any part you’d like me to go into more detail on? Don’t assume, because many times […]
If it’s something you really don’t know, you can say something along these lines, “Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to work with C#; however, I have so much experience in VB.NET that I feel like I can transition easily.”
A payload is either: 1) The essential data that is being carried within a packet or other transmission unit. The payload does not include the “overhead” data required to get the packet to its destination. Note that what constitutes the payload may depend on the point-of-view. To a communications layer that needs some of the […]
PAT is a variant of NAT in which multiple inside local IP addresses share a single inside global IP address. PAT can distinguish between different flows based on port numbers.
Address translation, specifically Network Address Translation (NAT), can be used to hide one or more devices behind a router or firewall that is performing NAT. This enables us to extend the life of IPv4 because a single globally routable IP address can support thousands of private IP addresses being translated to a single IP address. […]
The process of subnetting involves taking a network and carving it up into smaller logical networks. It is a common practice to associate a single subnetwork with a single VLAN.
Data loss prevention (DLP) is a strategy for making sure that end users do not send sensitive or critical information outside the corporate network. The term is also used to describe software products that help a network administrator control what data end users can transfer. DLP software products use business rules to classify and protect […]
Identity and access management (IAM) is the security discipline that enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times for the right reasons. IAM addresses the mission-critical need to ensure appropriate access to resources across increasingly heterogeneous technology environments, and to meet increasingly rigorous compliance requirements. This security practice is a […]