VLAN Hopping: How to Prevent an Attack

December 23, 2018 | Pam
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December 23, 2018 | Pam

VLAN Hopping: How to Prevent an Attack

We’ll start with a few concepts: VLAN A virtual local area network (VLAN) is used to share the physical network while creating virtual segmentations to divide specific groups. For example, a host on VLAN 1 is separated from any host on VLAN 2. Any packets sent between VLANs must go through a router or other layer 3 devices. Security is one of…

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