Being a Network Administrator comes with a lot of responsibility.

NetAdminWorld is here to help you put things together in a proper perspective, and by doing so assure that the normal day-to-day operations of your network runs smoothly.

Network administration is more that managing hardware and software. It encompasses a vast range of topics that you, as the Network Administrator, must consider.

NetAdminWorld helps fill in some of the gaps that arise by providing helpful and important information and helping you become a more efficient Network Administrator.

Risk Management

Risk Management

The risk management framework is a disciplined and structured process that integrates information security and risk management activities into the system development life cycle. There are five risk management steps that should be in practice when considering the security and safety of your network.

Time Management

Time Management

Time management is difficult for administrators due to the constant stream of interruptions that they receive. How can anything be accomplished when administrators are called upon to fix issues and stop and advise others should they have an issue that needs a more experienced touch?

Network Security

White Hat, Grey Hat, Black Hat Hackers

Network Security must be maintained in order to protect both clients and employees. In order to do this, we must become familiar with how hackers operate, this is where Ethical Hacking comes into play. In order to beat the hacker at his own game is to think like a hacker, and here's how we do it.

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Phishing: Social Engineering To Gain Personal Identifiable Information

Phishing The primary goal of a social engineer is obtaining computer information from a human target. The objective: to circumvent the controls and breach the system. This, by security experts, comes from what is considered the weakest link in any security program, and that is, the user. The reason behind this is that the user makes active decisions not to comply with policies and procedures of an organization's security program.

Attackers use social engineering tactics to steal the credentials of unsuspecting users and then use these credentials to their own advantage. Attackers have found that tricking someone into giving them Personal Identifiable Information (PII) is much easier than attacking their bank account or other accounts. Most of the time phishing comes in the form of an email. Here are some things to be aware of before you respond to any email that is requesting personal information or banking, credit card or other credentials.