How The Internet Works

Site Building
Experience Level: 

Yes, you build websites for a living. You put the site on a server and it works. But do you know why and how it works?

The Internet is an elegant, decentralized network of computers all talking to each other. In this presentation, we will go over the details of how this all works and how people get to your website. We will try to explain networking and a throw in a bit of security practices in there as well for good measure.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes: 

The following topics will be explained:

  • Registering a Domain Name
  • Domain Name Service (DNS) and DNS records
  • Basics of Web Servers
  • E-mail Services
  • SSL Certificates and TLS Encryption

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