Need of Network Security - Computer Networking

Hey Friends, In our previous tutorial, we had read about what is the network and what is computer networking, if you have not yet read that article, then read it first, then it will read the tutorial. We had said in our previous article that in the upcoming article you will get to read about why network security is necessary, so today in this article we will tell you why network security is important. So let's start.

Need of Network Security

Friends, there are two forms of everything in this world, lose-win, good-bad, day-night, sour-sweet, etc. Similarly, if the network will do your work faster and save time. So there are chances to steal your data. Network security is required only to prevent this data theft. So, whatever data you are sending over the network can reach your location safely.

The Network needs security against hackers and attackers on the network. Network security includes 2 basic securities. 

  • Security of data information: - to protect the information from unauthorized access and loss on the network. 
  • Computer Security: - to protect the data and to thwart hackers.

Security of data information

We all know that on the internet, thousands of important information are exchanged daily by organizations, company, etc. This information can be misused by the attacker for their benefits or any other greed. There are such reasons where information security is needed:-

  • To protect the secret information from unauthorized access. 
  • To protect the information from unwanted editing by unauthorized users. 
  • To protect the message from delay in the transmission lines. 
  • To protect the message from loss and make it to be delivered to the destination properly. 

Computer Security

And another part of network security includes computer security. Computer Security means protecting your computer system from unwanted damages due to network. One of the major reasons for such damages is computer viruses or spyware on the computer. Viruses wipe off all the data or information from the hard disk. And sometime it may cause hardware problems too. The network must be protected from such type of software damages.  The people behind this software damages are generally known as hackers.  As a computer network is a part of it so the computer security from hackers is also a part of network security. The need for computer security from hackers are as follows:- 

  • It needs proper protection from the worms.
  • It should be protected from replicating and capturing viruses from infected files.
  • There is a need for protection from Trojan horses as they are enough danger for your computer.

So, friends in this tutorial we have learned about the need for network security. And the basic type of network security with a full explanation. If you have any questions related to this comment below. We are trying our best to explain or convince you with any other example. You can also read our previous article on Introduction to computer networking clicking the link. Thank more reading follow us for more articles.

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