Security breaches: when networks are not synchronized log files are not registered correctly or in the correct order, which means that hackers and malicious users can violate the protection measures inadvertently. Many security software programs are also dependent on timestamps with anti-virus updates that are no longer met or scheduled tasks that fall behind. If your network controls sensitive transactions at the time, then this can lead to fraud, if there is a lack of synchronization. 4. Legal vulnerability: the time is not only used by computers to sort events. It is used in the legal world also. Contracts, receipts, proof of purchases, are all time-dependent.
If a network is not synchronized time, it becomes difficult to prove when in reality the operations were carried out and will be difficult to audit them. In addition, when comes to serious matters such as fraud or other types of crime, a dedicated NTP server or other network device of Server time synchronized with UTC are legally auditable, against its time it cannot be argued! 5. Enterprise credibility: succumbing to any of these potential hazards can have devastating effects not only in their own business, but also in its customers and suppliers. And vine business having to face any possible defect on his part become vox populi among its competitors, customers and suppliers to be seen as a bad business practice. The operation of a synchronized network that adheres to the UTC is not difficult. Many network administrators think that timing means just an occasional request of time to an online NTP time server; However, doing this will stop a system so vulnerable to fraud and users malevolent as if it had no synchronization. This is due to an Internet time source used would require leaving a permanent port open on the firewall. The solution is to use a dedicated NTP time server that receives a UTC time, whether it be a source of transmission of Radio (national dissemination by physics laboratories) or GPS (Global Positioning System) network. They are safe and they can keep a network running within a few milliseconds of UTC.