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How I Prepared and Passed CISSP

I locked myself in for 2 months to prepare for the CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) exam, and now I’m back triumphant to tell the story. Yes, I just received the Congratulations email from ISC2. I’m sharing my experience

Posted in Admin, Life, Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

OpenDNS for safer and faster browsing

There’s been a lot of buzz around the OpenDNS lately. OpenDNS is a DNS provider that offers free service, with safer and faster browsing experience. This is how it works. 1. You register an account in OpenDNS site. 2. Login

Posted in Admin, Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

Web 2.0 & Death of the Network Engineer

Allan Leinwand at GigaOM has an interesting post about Web 2.0 & Death of the Network Engineer. I was recently meeting with a Web 2.0 company discussing their network infrastructure plans. As I started asking questions about their racks of

Posted in Admin, Network, Technology

The Email Problem and Solutions

Today it’s impossible to think business and personal communications without email. Sending and receiving emails costs you and me nothing. It’s free! The zero cost (for users), the efficiency of delivery, and ease of use has made it so popular.

Posted in Admin, Email, Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

Free Web Hosting Management with Virtualmin

Few years ago I was looking for a virtual host management system, that’s when I came across Virtualmin. The features satisfied my requirements and of course you can’t beat the free, price wise :). I’ve been using it in an

Posted in Admin, HowTo, Linux/Unix, Network, Technology

WordPress 2.1.1 Dangerous, Upgrade

WordPress is reporting that a cracker gained user-level access to one of the servers and modified the 2.1.1 download file. The hacker managed to modify two files in WP 2.1.1 to include code that would allow for remote PHP execution.

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New Look…

If you’re reading this in your RSS reader, just wanted to let you know that I’ve changed the look at Nirlog.com. Now I’m using a new theme WP-Multiflex-3, by Ainslie Johnson. My previous theme called WP-Andreas09 was also by Ainslie.

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10 Things You should Know About WordPress 2.1

Technosailor has an useful article about 10 Things You should Know About WordPress 2.1. This is a timely and useful post for those who’re planning to upgrade their WordPress to 2.1. The new version will be released tomorrow and it

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I’ve launched the new security blog

After a marathon of php hacks, trial of different themes, plugins, research of online security sites and security tools… I’m delighted to announce my new blog Security Tools News & Tips to my readers here. As the name mentions, this

Posted in Admin, Blogging, Security, Technology

Wp-hashcash — an excellent comment SPAM plugin

The comment and trackback spams had been a headache for me. Every blogger understands how annoying they are and how unproductive they can make you. Besides from being a blogger, I maintain systems that hosts many wordpress blogs. The good

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