About Us

IT Services

Understanding IT

News & Events



Contact Us

  • Register

Texas Professional IT Services LLC Blog

Tip of the Week: How to Manage Your Network Profiles

Tip of the Week: How to Manage Your Network Profiles

Your Windows computer has all kinds of different settings that let it connect to different networks. While this might not seem like major difference, it could have a drastic effect on your organization’s cybersecurity. This week’s tip is dedicated to helping you make sure that your network profile is as secure as possible.

What’s a Network Profile?
Every time a Windows 10 device connects to a new network, you’ll be asked if it should be discovered by other devices that are connected to the network. If you choose “Yes,” the network will be set to Private. If you choose “No,” it will be set to Public.

Private and Public settings are referred to the type of network that your device connects to, as well as what kind of security the device is responsible for. If you are connected to a company network, as well as all of its security measures and other users who collaborate, you’ll want to make sure it’s a Private network setting. If it’s a public device that is “publicly” accessible, you’ll be placed at more risk of a hacking attack.

Changing the Network Profile
Windows 10 provides your organization a few ways to change your device’s network profile. You can use the built-in Settings application to do this.

From the Start menu, access the Settings application. Next, you have to go to Network and Internet. Select the kind of connection that your device will be connected to from the left panel menu. If you are using a physical network connection, choose Ethernet. If you’re using a wireless router to access the network wirelessly, click on Wi-Fi. Once you’ve done this, click on Network in the right panel. You can choose to select either a Public or a Private network profile here.

Domain Networks
Enterprise workstations can also take advantage of a third network profile--the domain network option. Only a network administrator can set its use, making it distinctly different from the traditional Private or Public profiles. It can only be set, and accessed, while the device is in the workplace itself.

Does your business need a hand with managing its network settings? Give Texas Professional IT Services LLC a call at (832) 514-6260.

Your Network is at Threat from the Inside, Too
How Alexa Can Become Your Most Valuable Employee


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Thursday, March 21, 2019
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Best Practices Technology Business Computing Privacy Cloud Network Security Productivity Cybersecurity User Tips Microsoft Google Smartphones Tech Term Communication Communications Malware Email Managed IT Services Efficiency Business Hardware Outsourced IT Internet Hackers Backup Software Data Android Passwords Windows 10 Innovation Browser Collaboration Data Backup Mobile Devices Wi-Fi VoIp Mobile Device Business Management IT Services Ransomware Small Business Managed IT Services Hosted Solutions Network Smartphone Cloud Computing Holiday Social Media Internet of Things Applications Save Money Microsoft Office Users IT Support Data Recovery Wireless Apps Miscellaneous Access Control Workplace Tips Business Intelligence Saving Money VoIP Data Management Router Information Bandwidth Computer Excel Patch Management Office 365 Settings Data Breach Phishing Twitter Blockchain Networking Analytics Employer-Employee Relationship Password Word Chrome Marketing Office Government Business Continuity Automation Company Culture How To Artificial Intelligence Compliance Facebook Politics Dark Web Mobile Device Management BDR Windows Physical Security Alert G Suite Managed IT Service IT Support Virtual Assistant Retail Data Security Gmail Wireless Charging Mobility Paperless Office VPN Spam Tech Terms Remote Monitoring and Management Virtualization Battery BYOD Cortana Medical IT Virus Tip of the week Gadgets Scam Remote Computing Cybercrime Website Cost Management App Connectivity Data Protection Managed Service Vulnerability Law Enforcement Computers Workers Remote Monitoring Outlook File Sharing Processors Paper instant Messaging Education Millennials Authentication Recovery Lead Generation IT budget Tactics Plug-In Healthcare Content Filtering RAM Cleaning Big Data e-waste Disaster Recovery Automobile Certification Telephone Systems Knowledge Staff Downloads Storage Document Management Inventory Biometrics Profitability Hosted Solution User Security Spyware Machine Learning Ink Gadget Vulnerabilities Google Drive Live Streaming Authorization Managed IT Apple IT Management Maintenance Proactive IT Licensing Technology Tips Microsoft Teams Botnet disposal Printer Server Files Websites Trends Error Mobile Security Bring Your Own Device Access Eliminating Downtime Copy Business Technology HP PowerPoint Reporting Cryptocurrency Two-factor Authentication WhatsApp Telephony iPhone WannaCry Internet Explorer Personal Information Tech Support User Tip Backup and Disaster Recovery Managing Stress Laptop Value Amazon Google Maps Printers Training Remote Control Comparison Safety A.I. Information Technology Digital Operating System Hybrid Cloud Wireless Internet Paste Telecommute Sports Voice over IP Troubleshooting HIPAA Network Attached Storage Threat Analysis E-Commerce Entertainment Hard Drives Remote Support Server Smart Technology Hiring/Firing Security Cameras Spam Blocking Specifications Movies Touchscreen News eCommerce Edge Cables Help Desk Sales Data loss SaaS Time Management Multi-Factor Security Update Hard Drive Server Management Printing Phone System Payment Travel Telecommuting SSD Database Staffing Wearables Email Management Conferencing Dongle Unified Communications Microsoft Office 365 Telephone System Online Shopping Environment Voice over Internet Protocol Upgrade Tablet Antivirus Streaming Media GDPR Shortcut Chrome OS Emergency Regulation Thank You Quick Tips Congratulations Windows 7 WiFi CrashOverride

Latest News & Events

Texas Professional IT Services LLC is proud to announce the launch of our new website at http://www.texproit.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our ser...

Contact Us

Learn more about what Texas Professional IT Services LLC can do for your business.

Call Us Today
Call us today
(832) 514-6260

1209 Decker Dr.
STE 202

Baytown, Texas 77520