Sharing information – it is easy to share files and information over a network. Music and video files, for instance, can be stored on one device and shared across many computers, so every computer does not need to fill the hard drive with files.
Hacking - network is easier to gain access from.
What is a disadvantage of using network hardware?
Communication – it is easy (and often free) to communicate using email, text messages, voice calls and video calls
Viruses - networks make it easier to share viruses . They can quickly spread and damage files on many computers via a network.
What is a LAN?
Local Area Network
Local Access Network
What is a WAN?
Wide Access Network
Wide Area Network
What are the three main topologies?
Bus, Star and Ring
Square, Loop and Mesh
A Bus network is connected to a terminator?
In a Ring network, if one of the devices are faulty then the network will carry on ?