Resource: “https://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/OSI_Layers.asp” by Vangie Beal
Consider the pros and cons of working with each of the network components listed below:
- Hubs, MAUs, and Repeaters
- Bridges and Switches
- Gateways, Firewalls, and Intrusion Detection Systems
- Wireless Access Points and Analog Modems
- Two additional devices not listed above
Create a 1-page table in Microsoft® Word or Excel® detailing the pros and cons of each network component and in which layer of the OSI model each device would be located.
Refer to “The 7 Layers of the OSI Model” if you need an OSI model refresher.