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Here’s a ringside view of some exciting and challenging careers in the cloud security realm. The advent of the cloud, which was once a …

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When it comes to securing network infrastructure, the trend is to invest in commercial-grade appliances. Sadly, security designers tend to ignore the built-in security …

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Wireless networks are everywhere, from the home to corporate data centres. They make our lives easier by avoiding bulky cables and related problems. But …

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Single password protection techniques, while a well-used and ancient method of protecting access to information or location, are no longer something that can guarantee …

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The first article in this series discussed the basic installation and configuration of IPCop 1.4.21. Subsequent articles covered six important add-ons: Advanced Proxy, URL …

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It’s as simple as this: have SSH listen on the standard port 22, and when you check your server logs, you see all sorts …

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The first article in this series discussed the basic installation and configuration of IPCop 1.4.21. Subsequent articles discussed five important add-ons used to enhance …

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The first article in the series discussed IPCop 1.4.21, its basic installation and configuration. Though an excellent firewall distro, basic IPCop has limited functionality. …

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This article outlines the value of penetration-testing VPN gateways for known vulnerabilities and also shows you how to prevent a breach into the internal …

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DoS (Denial of Service) attacks against Web services make them unavailable for legitimate users, affecting the website owner’s potential business. These involve intentional consumption …