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Discussion 1

“Ethernet Switches”  Please respond to the following:

  • Since switches are generally used within the local network configuration, why would a network administrator configure port security on a switch? Can you think of a reason based on your study this week? Don’t just give the answer from the materials; cite specific examples from real life. Have fun with it.

Discussion 2

“Security Administration and Access Control”  Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, summarize the ethical dilemma, and develop a plan in which you would mitigate the vulnerability. 
  • Compare and contrast physical access controls and logical access controls. Further explain in what ways both physical and logical access controls are related to implementing a security policy.


Research a specific lapse in professional ethics by an IT professional in the last five (5) years. Be prepared to discuss.