Tag: MAC

Types of Addresses

Every network-enabled device has 2 types of addresses, logical (IP addresses) and physical (MAC addresses). An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is the address that is assigned to your device by the network. It uses Internet Protocol for communication. These IP addresses can change. The IP address is […]

Cisco Port Security

Port Security is a traffic control feature on Cisco switches that operate in layer 2. It allows an administrator to configure specific switch ports to permit only a specified number of source MAC addresses. One of its primary uses is to prevent “dumb” switches to be added to […]


      1. Mandatory Access Control (MAC): Is a static access control method. Resources are classified using labels and data can only be retrieved by individuals with particular clearance levels. If someone doesn’t have adequate clearance, they can’t access that data. Suitable or used in operating systems such […]