George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 17 Dec. 2014, Total: 588 Blog Posts

With a career spanning more than 23 years in IT, George Chetcuti has hands-on experience on HP high-end UNIX setups, Windows high-availability clusters and cloud computing. He has overseen various network projects and managed IT departments. The aim of this blog is to address various network related issues and topics from networking concepts to hands-on tasks for the community of network administrators, where your comments and suggestions are always welcome. He also writes about Windows 7 in the little free time he has at www.windows7library.com.

9 Command-line 10 Sept. 2013
154 General 27 Nov. 2014
40 Implementation 4 Dec. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
191 News 17 Dec. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
56 Security 16 Dec. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. US State surveillance program and Google’s reaction

    Reaction from Larry Page, CEO and David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer... Read More

  2. UN reports on the issue of State surveillance and freedom of expression

    The UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva presents its report that marks the first time the UN has emphasized the centrality of the right to privacy to democratic principles and the free flow of speech and ideas... Read More

  3. June’s Newsletters Teaser

    Some discussion points from ISAserver.org, VirtualizationAdmin.com, MSExchange.org, WindowsNetworking.com and WindowsSecurity.com June monthly newsletter... Read More

  4. Amazon’s Cloud service new DNS Failover features

    Now Amazon is offering DNS failover also for web applications behind its Elastic Load Balancers (ELC) service which was impossible to configure few days ago!... Read More

  5. Amount of idle time required before suspending a session

    Playing around with idle time settings for SMB sessions... Read More

  6. 10 tips for cyber security

    The UK Federation for Small Businesses (FSB) published a report about cyber security best practices focusing on small and micro businesses... Read More

  7. Call for papers about Botnets

    Botconf’13 – Call for papers... Read More

  8. Is your ICS well protected?

    The oil-and-gas sector is one of the most heavily targeted industries for cyber-attacks... Read More

  9. Skype is reading everything you write

    According to the German security firm Heise Security, Microsoft monitors users’ instant messages and SMSs on Skype... Read More

  10. Microsoft Security Updates for May 2013

    May’s Patch Tuesday from Microsoft contain two critical security updates linked to vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer... Read More

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