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Moving on…

I’ve had a privilege of working with global service provider, experienced first-hand the benefits and pitfalls of outsourcing, got my hands dirty with many different network security technologies, designed and supported many challenging network security solutions for global enterprises.Thanks Reliance

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Amazon Marketplace scam

For last few months I’d been craving for a DSLR. I thought it was about time to take a step forward from my old point n shoot Canon Powershot S50 and upgrade it to a decent DSLR. BTW, my wife

Posted in Life, Security, Technology, UK

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

facebook’s new terms of service: “anything you upload can be used by facebook”

Thanks to facebook I’ve come in contact with many of my childhood buddies, neighbors, old school mates to university friends. It’s a place to be. Even when you’re busy, you just login once a day to check what your friends

Posted in Life, Security, Technology

I’ve joined Vanco (Reliance Globalcom – Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group)

After a vigorous job hunt of little more than a week, I’m glad to let you all know that I’ve joined Vanco (Reliance Globalcom, Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group) as a Security Engineer, which provides global managed network solutions with assets

Posted in Life, Network, Security, Technology, UK

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

Load balancing web servers with Pound

If you’re running a web site and have come to a point where a single web server cannot handle the traffic, then it’s time to get multiple web servers and share the loading. To do that you’ll need a load

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

4 simple measures to keep your system and network secure

There are many things you can and should do to keep your system and network secure. As the saying goes — “Security is not a single event or a product, it’s a process”. So, you’ve to keep up with all

Posted in Admin, Network, Security, Technology

Snort: Intrusion Detection/Prevention Management

Snort has always been, and still is my favorite IDS (Intrusion Detection System) although I manage many UTM (Unified Threat Management) Firewalls with built in IPS/IDS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention) now. The commercial UTM Firewalls with IPS/IDS are easy to use and

Posted in Admin, Apple, Linux/Unix, Network, Security, Technology

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