Mac filtering is a type of port-security on a switch. It allows a switch to only permit a certain amount of mac addresses, or only an exact set of mac addresses on a specific port. This is usefull if a network jack is in a public area.
In computer networking, MAC Filtering refers to a security access control method whereby the MAC address assigned to each network card is used to determine access to the network.
MAC addresses are uniquely assigned to each card, so using MAC filtering on a network permits and denies network access to specific devices through the use of blacklists and whitelists. While the restriction of network access through the use of lists is straightforward, an individual person is …