Essay: About FirewallFrom a security perspective, a very trivial element of a network is a firewall that can exist at multiple places within the network. For example, a single system operating system contains its own copy of the firewall which is a built-in feature of today’s operating systems. Moreover, advanced form of software firewall may be installed on the system. (more…)
In examining the above topic, I will examine whether the internet expands contemporary public life and if it has emerged as a dominant interactive medium. This will be aided by theoretical concepts covered during the module such as the concept of the public sphere as found in the work of Habermas (1989).
The work of these scholars suggests that there is a clear connection between the Internet and the public sphere. However, the Internet is a network of networks, and over its history has continually changed in terms of technology,