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August 5, 2008  7:20 AM

Microsoft touchscreen technology (Microsoft Surface Sphere)



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Latest Trends, Microsoft, Touch Screen

Microsoft is continuing its Research to come out with some interesting touch screen devices, first it was a coffee table, then the wall and now they are coming up with the Sphere. According to

July 15, 2008  6:36 AM

How to Secure SNMP in Cisco Switches and Routers



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Access List, Cisco, Cisco 2950, Cisco 3560, Cisco 3560-E, Cisco 3745, Cisco 3750-E, Cisco 6500, Cisco Learning, Cisco Tips, Networking, Routers, SNMP, Switches

This article focus on the ways how we can secure SNMP access in Cisco Switches and Routers Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)   uses the default UDP port 161 for general SNMP messages and UDP port 162 for SNMP trap...


July 13, 2008  6:03 AM

Sample I.T. Security Policy – Internet Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Exchange, Internet Security, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Network Documentation, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Policies, Routers, Security, Servers, Switches

Finally we are completing this series; here we go with the last topic. It’s Internet Security Policy which is very important to have for any organization. I would welcome your comments which may encourage me to come up with more interesting stuff....


July 9, 2008  12:03 PM

Open Source Network Gateway



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Content Filtering, Gateway, Linux, Network Gateway, Networking, Open Source, Open VPN, Protocol Control, Spam Blocker, Untangle, VMware

In our organization internet management was a big issue, since we had no budget allocated to Internet management I was worried? How should I control our internet usage? Tried to convince the management to buy content filtering appliances, unfortunately...


July 8, 2008  8:20 AM

Sample I.T. Security Policy – Remote Access Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Network Security, Networking, Policies, Remote Access Secuirty, Security, Server Security, Servers

Finally we are almost proceeding towards the completion of the Sample I.T Security policy, we have just two more topics to cover. Coming days I will try to complete that, here we are with Remote Access Security


July 5, 2008  6:35 AM

Sample I.T Security Policy – Data Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Backup, Data Security, DataCenter, Exchange, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Routers, Security, Switches

As we are proceeding ahead, and we have two more topics to be covered to complete this Sample I.T Security Policy, hope fully it will be good and useful to you all. I would like to have some comments which may boost my morale to take up more interesting things in future. Here we are with Data...


July 1, 2008  7:25 AM

Sample I.T Securty Policy – Server Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Routers, Server Security, Servers, Switches

Now we are proceeding towards the Server Security Policy, which was quite tiresome to draft. 6‐SERVER SECURITY “IS” CONSIDERED THE FOLLOWING: 1. Limit the number of protocols in use throughout the network to the extent possible. 2. Use connection-monitoring software like the performance...


June 28, 2008  5:24 AM

Sample I.T Secuirty – Network Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, DataCenter, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Network Security, Networking, Policies, Routers, Security, Switches

We are continuing our series on Sample I.T Security Policy, so far we have covered Physical, Human, User Secuity and Client. Today lets concentrate on Network security which is as follows 5‐NETWORK SECURITY “IS” CONSIDERED THE FOLLOWING: 1. The network must be designed and configured to...


June 25, 2008  4:48 AM

Sample I.T Security Policy – CLIENT SECURITY



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Client Security, DataCenter, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Policies, Security

Today there is a seminar organized by Cisco , Data Center 3.0 Statergy event at Meridian. Hopefully I get more info which I can post here. The last Cisco Expo I attended was held two months back. Which was simply outstanding. Ok now lets get back to out Series of Security Policies, today I am going...


June 24, 2008  5:19 AM

Sample IT Security Policy – User Security



Posted by: Yasir Irfan
Cisco, DataCenter, Microsoft Windows, Network Documentation Policy, Network Policies, Networking, Policies, Routers, Security, Switches, User Security

As promised I am trying to cover the topics I posted in my first post, now we are proceeding towards the User Security. We should consider the following while drafting the User Security policy. 3‐USER POLICY “IS” CONSIDERED THE FOLLOWING: 1. Networked systems shall update regularly with...


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