DHCP, VLANs and subnets in home networks

In the article VLANs for home networks I wrote about how VLANs and subnets can improve network security by creating different segments, usually associated with a subnet. With multiple subnets, assigning addresses in each subnet via DHCP becomes more complex. DHCP IPv4 uses broadcast packets to ask for an IP address. VLANs create separate broadcast […]

Networking Security

VLANs for home networks

Home networks are becoming increasingly complex, and security threats as well. Once they were used mostly for personal communications, and entertainment. Now work at home, home automation, and more and more complex tasks performed online at different security levels make simple flat networks inadequate, especially form a security perspective. Does it really make sense that […]