In Inside the Internet, information technology expert Mike Antrobus explains the foundation and basics of the Internet, showing how it evolved from a simple in-house network to the global goliath it is today.
Mike Antrobus also covers important topics like applications, TCP/IP protocol, IP addressing, gateways and routing tables, DNS names, Wi-Fi, cloud computing, global roaming, and much more.
The information shared in this descriptive guide will change the way you look at the Internet and improve your online habits. Although the system has made our lives easier, it still has its flaws-and can be brought down completely by hackers and other disasters. By understanding the fundamentals of its creation and its workings, you can better protect yourself from identity thieves and other predators who use the Internet as their hunting ground.
What big changes are on the horizon for the Internet? Follow Mike Antrobus into the future as he speculates on upcoming developments, benefits, and possibilities-and proceed with confidence into its evolution!
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About the Author
After immigrating to New Zealand and working on a major government system, he subsequently provided systems and communication network support for Univac, traveling to various sites in Australia, Hong Kong, and China to troubleshoot system problems.
Mike Antrobus went on to implement the air-traffic-control system for the Frankfurt airport-an eight-year project-and then worked for the Department of Defense in Australia, overseeing the migration of its computer network to a web-based system.
He is now retired but delights in keeping himself up to date on the latest evolutions in technology. A resident of Sydney, Australia, he also enjoys cycling, walking, and playing golf.