static IP and dynamic IP addresses
What is an IP Address?
A unique identification number that is needed by every computers or devices that connects to the internet.
What are the two types of IP addresses?
The two types of IP addresses are static and dynamic.
Which IP address changes frequently and how often might the change occur?
A dynamic IP address changes frequently and can do so as often as every time you disconnect and reconnect to the internet.
Can you switch between static and dynamic depending upon circumstance?
Yes you can switch between the two types. A good example is changing from dynamic to static in order to increase upload and download speeds.
True or False: A
static IP address is less expensive option
False: Generally speaking an ISP will charge you more for a static IP address.
True or False: A dynamic IP address provides more security
True: A drawback to a static address is that it allows more time for hackers to be successful in a brute force attack.
How is the process of changing a static IP address done?
A static IP address never changes unless done so manually.