Bobby James Mitchell, Jr.

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10 Ways To Measure IT Security Program Effectiveness

The right metrics can make or break a security program (or a budget meeting).<p>10 of 10<p>Employee Behavior Metrics<p>Just how effective is all of that …

Auditing Your Ubuntu Servers | TO THE NEW Blog

You might be wondering how to audit your Ubuntu server / your Ubuntu local machine. Well, In this blog I will show you how easy it is do so. Auditing …

Linux

Co-Engineered Together

OpenStack is not a software application that just runs on top of any random Linux. OpenStack is tightly coupled to the operating system it runs on …

SuperX 3.0 "Grace" is now available | Libresoft SuperX

Today, we’re proud to announce the release of our next flagship version – SuperX 3.0, codenamed – Grace. This version is named in honor of the great …

Microsoft's Nano Server: What to expect from this leaner, meaner Windows Server

Linux and Microsoft Windows are the operating systems of choice in most datacentres and cloud infrastructures, with the former usually favoured by …

Blender (software)

<b>Blender</b> is a professional, free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D …

7 Backup Strategies for Your Data, Multimedia, and System Files

Your hard drive might crash. Thieves might steal your laptop at a café. You might realize on Friday that you desperately need the now-departed Wednesday version of an important document that you significantly altered on Thursday.<p>At times like these, having a secure, up-to-date backup of your hard …

Hard drive or cloud storage: What's best for backup?

If you're reading this article – perhaps on a smartphone, tablet or laptop -- chances are you've wrestled with how to best protect your digital information on those devices.<p>That is, with all the important files you likely have, you might be unsure whether to rely on one of the many "cloud" services …

Top five affordable NAS servers: Home backup made easy

I can't stress enough how important it is to have backups of your data. If you have a single computer at home, getting one of these great external drives will get the job done. But if you have multiple computers, it's actually more economical to get a network attached storage (NAS) device that can …

Wi-Fi

What is a Denial-of-Service Attack?

You may have heard news reports about popular websites such as CNN, Amazon and Yahoo! being taken down by a DoS attack, but have you ever wondered what DoS means?<p>This common tech term stands for “denial-of-service,” where an attacker attempts to prevent legitimate users from accessing a website …

Feedly and Evernote struck by denial of service cyber-attacks

<b>The news aggregator Feedly says it has come under a "distributed denial of service" attack from cyber criminals, which is preventing users from accessing its service.</b><p>"The attacker is trying to extort us money to make it stop," representatives of the company, which has 15 million users, said in a …

Denial of service attacks, queues, and other delays hit World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor launch

Server attacks, restarts, and long lines for players logging in marred the launch of the latest World of Warcraft expansion pack early Thursday.<p>Blizzard Entertainment’s servers staggered under everything from unanticipated quest choke points to a Dedicated Denial of Service attack, as millions of …

Denial-of-service attack takes out Dutch government websites

Many websites of the Dutch government were hammered by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, the government said on Wednesday. In a …

What you need to know as the move from legacy SONET fiber optic technology to Carrier Ethernet is accelerating.

What you need to know as the move from legacy SONET fiber optic technology to Carrier Ethernet is accelerating 3 years ago

The scalability of Carrier Ethernet makes bandwidth upgrades easy if you have a fast enough port connection.

The scalability of Carrier Ethernet makes bandwidth upgrades easy if you have a fast enough WAN port connection 3 years ago

How Carrier Ethernet can simplify your network management

A business is no longer just about connecting up all the resources within one building.<p>Companies beyond a certain size will almost certainly have …

Software-as-a-Service: The Dirty Little Secrets Of SaaS

The IT industry may be embracing the model of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), but there’s just one problem: Up to 20% of attempted SaaS deployments are failing due to serious problems with data integration. And that’s just one of many problems facing the hot but problematic movement.<p>This fact doesn’t …

Secret Service Has New Software that Detects Sarcasm on the Internet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Nextgov came across a fascinating new software the Secret Service will be deploying: a sarcasm …

Infonetics: Software-as-a-Service and Virtual Appliances Buoy Flagging Content Security Gateway Market

CAMPBELL, CA, Feb 26, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. IHS, -1.23% today …

Opera Buys SurfEasy To Add Secure VPN Services To Its Browser Software

Opera, makers of a suite of software for browsing the web on mobile and desktop devices used by some 350 million consumers, has made another acquisition to build out the services it offers to users. It has acquired SurfEasy, makers of a virtual private network (VPN) app that lets users browse the …

HP to buy Aruba Networks for $2.7B in mobile push

Hewlett-Packard aims to offer simple, secure tools to help big companies muster next-generation mobile networks.<p>Just last week, Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman said that her company would be "on the hunt" to acquire new companies, and now she has made good on that promise.<p>HP plans to buy Aruba …

Build a Home Theater PC From a Broken Laptop and a Tivo

WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>High Velocity Vortex Cannon<p>How to Build a PHOTO LIGHT BOX<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I'm thinking of doing somthing similar to …

Full duplex may be the next breakthrough in mobile networking

Image copyright Shutterstock / fotographic1980.Stanford startup Kumu Networks didn’t receive much notice at Mobile World Congress this week as the …