Numis Network Information Review

Numis Network opened its doors for business in August 2009 as the first Network Marketing company to offer as a product, a variety of Gold and Silver Numismatic Coins. There is a growing amount of Numis Network info and review pieces so this article will serve as concise review of the opportunity from a leader on the “inside” and I’ll spare you the hype and “fear tactics” that many amateurs use which insults your intelligence.

The Numismatic Coin Industry: In the United States alone, the Numismatic Collector Coin Industry is already a $10 Billion Dollar market and is growing. Experts still consider it a “small cottage industry” undiscovered by the general population. However, globally it is a massive industry with over $100 Billion Dollars in sales yearly. So, in fact, even if you and many others have never heard of it, the Numismatic Coin industry and what Numis Network is tapping into is already a massive industry with a robust and growing market worldwide.

The Network Marketing Industry: Around the world the industry that allows normal, every day families to start a real home based business from their kitchen table that they build by word of mouth and referral, networking based marketing is also, already a multi BILLION DOLLAR industry that has gone “mainstream” as claim several experts from inside and outside the industry. Globally this industry is massive and growing.

Because of the staggering loss of trust and financial/economic crisis created by the government handling of the massive big corporate bailouts, corporate money schemes which fleeced the normal family for years and now the sky rocketing increase in taxes, governement debt and gloomy job market, people are flocking to the only industry where the average person has a shot at building a side income and growing a profitable, low cost business based from the home. Enrollments in home based business opportunities is growing exponentially as people worldwide recognize that there is more leverage in learning to network with others and use the internet, social media and direct response marketing strategies to build global businesses and multiple income streams away from the “corporate world.”

Another interesting aspect of the exponential growth in the home business arena is the fact that more and more “white collar” professionals are recognizing the powerful leverage available and are leveraging their existing skill sets and networks to gain a financial advantage and cash flow generation model they could never have received inside of the corporate cubicle.

So Why Numis Network? What was it about Numis Network’s product and opportunity that people resonated so deeply with compared to so many other competing concepts? Why are so many high quality people and industry leaders enrolling in Numis Network and building large organization so quickly?

The Numis Network Product: Traditionally most network marketing companies have used the tried and true consumable product as its base. Usually in the form of a “wellness” juice, vitamin, diet pill, or other kind of lotion and potion. They have been used to build Mulit-Billion dollar global organizations for many decades. Numis Network, however, has a product that struck a nerve universally across an industry and it’s all based in fundamental market psychology inherent to the arena of home based business.

It’s simple really. People, by and large, come to this industry “to make money from home.” They usually do not approach this industry in a search for “the perfect juice” or other consumable product. People are attracted about the opportunity to make money from home with leverage. Numis Network’s product just makes sense. If you’re looking to learn how to make money from home, it may as well be by promoting MONEY (gold and silver) to other people who are looking to also make money, right?

Numis Network is still in its “infancy” stage but already many leaders of the industry have resonated with that line of thinking and have joined and enrolled over 5,500 people into the program already. So there is yet, another marketing psychology based “story line” here that explains the fast growing Numis Network phenomenon and why even industry leaders may be climbing on board fast and sharing the word.

Assets versus “Doo-Dads?” – The other interesting aspect of the Numis Network product line is that the product itself has historically tended to appreciate with time. As an example, a 1997 MS70 American Silver Eagle Numismatic Coin is currently valued at roughly $500 versus the 2010 issue of the same coin which is found on other Numismatic Dealer shops and web sites for around $150. These coins, like the value of the base metal they are made from, tend to APPRECIATE in time. And they are also considered ASSETS on any balance sheet.

You can not say the same about the usual consumable product that people spend their money on in the network marketing industry. So many people may be assuming that it is financially more intelligent to exchange their cash currency for a gold or silver coin product instead of a worthless juice product or other consumable because in time, their gold and silver will still have an intrinsic value while the juice will be wortheless.

Numis Network Compensation – The founders of Numis Network have designed a leveraged compensation plan that pays up front commissions in the form of “coded bonuses” to unlimited depths and width, as well as binary based residual income with a unique twist. Traditionally binaries tend to only pay on the “weak” or pay leg which can cause several scenarios where the distributor loses significant income to the corporation even though they recruit power builders who grow massive businesses and product volume.

Numis has created a unique hybrid binary structure that compensates on all sides and mitigates the weaknesses in other binary structured pay plans. It affords both the new member ways to make up front money as well as compensating leaders for building teams that grow wide and deep.

Numis Network Marketing and Final Thoughts

Numis Network seems to have their hands on the pulse of today’s home based business market. There is no doubt that with SUPER salesman, Mike Mezak, a leading pioneer in the creation and growth of the Numismatic Coin industry, they also have their hands on the pulse of a $100 Billion Dollar global industry that is still growing fast.

Time will tell how fast and how much this company will grow, but after performing a thorough analysis at core fundamentals and facts surrounding this company, the industries they market in and the results of their fast growing launch, it seems as if they have a good handle on scaling their growth.

The independent marketer and home business owner will need to connect to solid leadership to leverage the existence of training, marketing systems and sales support so they don’t get stuck losing sales and time in an attempt to “go it alone” or reinvent the marketing system wheel all by themselves. It still takes a firm understanding of the niche, direct response marketing strategy and effective systems and training to build any home based network marketing business and the serious home based entrepreneur should invest time and energy on their own skill sets and also in finding proving mentors and teams with systems that can help them short cut the learning curve. Assuming they get that “handled,” Numis Network, like other intelligent programs, should prove to be a profitable venture for many smart entrepreneurs.

Network Risk Assessment: Penetration Testing and Social Engineering

Electronic information systems, now de rigueur for recordkeeping, hold company and customer data, a majority of which may be confidential. If ineffective network security controls are in place, however, an intruder can enter from the outside and steal the data to exploit. The result may be identity theft, leaked private company information (think of the WikiLeaks fiasco), lawsuits, or dissatisfied customers. In order to meet industry standards, keep company information confidential, and maintain a satisfied customer base, implement an effective network security plan involving regular risk assessments.

Although an electronic information system’s data is often thought of as solely technical, a network risk assessment considers all ways in which this information could be stolen, including through physical or social means. As a result, a network engineer performing a risk assessment uses a combination of penetration testing and social engineering techniques.

Penetration testing involves using ethical hacking techniques to break into a network and identify vulnerabilities, or weak points in which an outside party can enter. A four-phase process is used: planning, discovery, attacking, and reporting. The first two phases involve gathering all basic information for the network, including port and service identifications, host names, IP addresses, employee names and contact information, operating system information, and application and service information. To access the interior, the engineer may be granted employee-level access to the system. With all information gathered, the engineer does a vulnerability analysis, comparing the network data with a vulnerability database.

All vulnerabilities identified become targets for ethical hacking in the attack stage. When performing the test, the engineer determines if an attack was successful, the level of complexity needed to break in, and the measures necessary to reduce future attacks. Because vulnerabilities often come in groups, the engineer may go back and forth between the discovery and attack phases before producing a full report.

Data about employees and the system serves as reference for the social engineering part of network risk assessment. Often a phishing scheme, social engineering involves tricking network users to reveal passwords or usernames. Because employees should never blindly give away such information, the engineer poses as an outsider by attempting to obtain such information through online or telephone conversations, instant messages, or emails.

Email phishing schemes are some of the more common approaches for attackers to obtain network information. Typically, an email appearing to be authentic, such as from the company, a bank, or internet service provider, is sent out and requests username or password information. The email then takes the user to an unsecure website to obtain the information, which, aside from a username and password, may be account, credit card, or social security numbers. With this information, the intruder breaks into the network to steal data to possibly exploit.

Certain individuals, such as executives, may be more important than others on a network, and in social engineering, a network engineer may target such employees.

Windows Network Monitoring

One of the most commonly used operating systems today is Windows. As with anything else, the more popular that a given operating system or item becomes, the more likely it is to be the target of people who would use it to their own ends. Windows, like any other operating system which is vastly popular, is no exception to that rule.

Windows operating systems and Windows networks are prone to attempted breaches, which means that monitoring them is imperative. While some WIndows systems give you a basic method of monitoring your network, they don’t help you to see what kind of applications are using the network or running in the background.

Having this information to hand is very important if you need to discover and to terminate any kind of programs that are using your bandwidth or are using an injected malware.

Some Windows network monitoring can take place using the built in software and network monitoring tools that Windows 7 or Windows 8 offers you. If you’re looking for just basic network monitoring, you may not need to worry about third party network monitoring tools, but rather may just be able to get the information that you need using the Windows tools.

Taking a look at processes running in the background, as well as who is connected to your network is possible in Windows 7. Making sure that they are supposed to be there, what kind of load they are using and whether or not they are slowing your service is another way that the Windows network monitoring tools can help you.

In order to monitor your windows network all that you’ll need to do is to go to the Windows task manager. If you’re interested in how active the network is click performance and review the Ethernet or the WiFi sections to review that information. It is easy to view and easy to understand. You can even check on your own IP address.

Your Task manager is going to give you links to network monitoring information that is slightly more advanced and which will give you all of the information on every single active component of your network.. It will tell you how much data is being sent and received, where it’s coming from and how much of an impact it has on the network resources.

Bear in mind that these built in tools do have their limits. If you require more than this, need to see more deeply into the network, you’re going to have to install some Windows monitoring tools from the outside. A wide array of freeware is out there that can help you to take a closer look at all of the network information and won’t cost you a penny. Much of it is even easy to install and simple to use. If you’re using Windows network monitoring tools and they aren’t quite what you’re looking for, it may behoove you to look into other tools that can help you to get a closer look at your home or professional network.