Odd Behavior of Protected Switchports

I ran into an interesting issue recently, which was caused by use of the¬†switchport protected¬†command…. So I use a pair of Cisco 2960-8TC-L switches at home, for both my home network and lab. A few months back I ran a bunch of ethernet cabling within my house,…

Port Security: Worth the effort?

Port Security. Always seems like one of those things covered in Cisco exams, yet how many businesses actually use it? For those that aren’t implementing it, should they? Or is it too much of a headache? So the concept of port security is fairly simple – We want…