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iPad first impression

My wife called me on 27th afternoon to let me know that the eagerly awaited iPad was finally delivered. It arrived one day ahead of schedule. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. I asked her not to

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Google Chrome OS in Vmware

I couldn’t resist myself from trying Google’s Chrome OS that got everyone buzzing. Engadget has a very helpful video – How-to: run Chrome OS as a virtual machine. The image they’ve used is from gdgt. Another useful how to is

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Sourcefire and SFCP Certification

Hurray…! My intense work for last couple of weeks has finally paid off. Yeah, I’ve just passed my SFCP (Source Fire Certified Professional) Certification Exam. First briefly about the company – Sourcerfire was founded by the author of Snort (an

Posted in Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 8

GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner is a very easy to use yet powerful commercial Network vulnerability scanning, patch management and auditing tool. If you have a small network with few computers then it’s easy to keep track of the softwares

Posted in Network, Reviews, Security, Technology, Windows

iPhone first impression

Finally got my hands on the iPhone today! We’ve all watched/read so much about the iphone and it’s coolness that expectations were quite high. And I’ve to say that I was not disappointed. It’s really cool, slim and gorgeous. Most

Posted in Apple, Reviews, Technology, UK

Monitor network traffic with ntop

How do you monitor your network traffic? Of course using MRTG, you might say. Yes, that’s true, MRTG does an excellent job of monitoring traffic across networks and devices (router/switches). But when you see an abnormal traffic in MRTG, how

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

Online Password Managers

After switching to a mac, I tried many desktop password managers, and had written about Password Managers for OS X, which got a lot of attention. It’s needless to mention the importance of using a password manager since we use

Posted in Admin, Network, Reviews, Security, Technology

Simulating Cisco and Linux Networks

The benefits of designing and testing complex networks in simulated environments are obvious to network professionals and companies. It lets them test the network configurations before implementing it in the real world, and the good thing is that, they can

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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

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