I.T. Security and Linux Administration:

December, 2011

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December 22, 2011  12:04 PM

Passive vs. Restrictive Firewalls

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

I started writing this article late last week or earlier this week, but some unknown issue happened (gotta love driver issues).  The point of this article is to cover the benefits and costs of both passive and restrictive firewalls.  When I first got into I.T. security I always thought...

December 5, 2011  12:54 AM

Quick View of What’s to Come

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

I didn't intend on writing this post, in fact I had a whole idea for a post to write about but that will come tomorrow.  I want to address some things.  As this was a longer post than I originally intended, I'm placing a skipper ("Continued...") part here.


December 4, 2011  12:43 AM

Can you crack it?

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

Its 12:40 AM here as I'm typing this, on a Saturday night, and what better thing to do than to discuss some security? :)  I'm all for healthy competitions (heck, I even partake in some wargames for the fun of it).  But this is one that could really benefit you.  Here's the main points: the GCHQ...


December 2, 2011  4:05 PM

Custom Functions or API?

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

Dave Taylor made an interesting editorial/tutorial in the most recent edition of Linux Journal where he decides to parse the Twitter HTML data to get how many tweets and such a user has made.  This got me to wondering something: is it worth it?  I mean,


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