By Kamini Kandica Abdool On the whole a network is setup to interconnect different offices, spaces, groups, servers, workstations, people and even countries. This best supports the needs to provide better communication, management, access and function. Yet, or reason such as authority, it is important to keep parts of networks segmented.
Most companies and governments do this to keep assigned functions and tasks available just for those that they are meant to be assigned to. Some do it to keep privacy intact and others to restrict information travel while countries do it for all of the above.
Simple tasks such as segmentation become important under compliance as responsibility request and needs demand. Segmentation is important to recognize and is listed as an important task in any sector to commits to policies, procedure and borders.