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Considerations about Computer Networks Security under Various Operating Systems

Nicolae Radu MARSANU


computer network security, protection, open system, encryption, MS Windows 7, UNIX, Mac OS X, firewall


Importance of security issues in computer networks has increased with the expansion of electronic data processing and transmission via the network. When operating on confidential information, it is important that the benefits of sharing and communication of a computer network to be supported by substantial security facilities. This is essential given that computer networks have come to be used including the development of banking, shopping or fees. Following the implementation of security mechanisms in a computer network, information can not be accessed or intercepted by unauthorized people (or curious, possibly even malicious) and will prevent falsification of transmitted information or illegal use of certain services.