Your company has assigned you the task of evaluating its computer networks. You are to write a APA formatted document covering 15 points on which you will evaluate the technology, connectivity, and functioning of the company’s computer networks.
Briefly state each area you will evaluate AND NUMBR IT 1-15 (one line of text – bold). Follow that by two paragraphs explaining how you conduct the evaluation.
Example: Evaluation of Network security technology and procedures.
Review of past and recent security incidents will be conducted when and if information is available and impact of incident will be analyzed. Review of technology now deployed including firewalls, antivirus software, password protection, intrusion detection, and back-up management. Installed software will be evaluated for effectiveness and compared to industry standards and best practices for network security. Version control and updates for all software packages will be reviewed. In addition, documented security procedures will be evaluated and compared to best practices.
***One of the 3 sources to be used is “DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER NETWORKS by Curt M. White (7th or 8th Edition)***