1. Does a gasoline engine have a single point of failure? Does a motorized fire engine? Does a fire department? How does the each of the latter two compensate for single points of failure in the previous one(s)? Explain your answers. Identify and describe a single point of failure in a network.
2. Suppose you have a high capacity network connection coming into your home, and you also have a wireless network access point. Also suppose you do not use the full capacity of your network connection. Provide three reasons why you might still want to prevent an outsider’s obtaining free network access by intruding into your wireless network.