George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 2 Oct. 2015, Total: 730 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

9 Command-line
167 General
46 Implementation
27 Monitoring
271 News
98 Products
90 Security
5 Troubleshooting
16 Virtualization
  1. Unitrends’ Highly Secure, Multi-Tenant Public Cloud Offering Now Available to Customers Around the World

    Unitrends adds data centers in Australia, Canada, Germany and the U.K. to meet customer demand for a local cloud data protection and disaster recovery service... Read More

  2. Unitrends Breaks the 100 TB Barrier with New Physical Backup and Recovery Appliances for the Enterprise Market

    Recovery-944S and 946S optimized for unmatched scalability, performance and recovery times; cloud enabled appliances cut capital and operating expenses... Read More

  3. Last Chance to Sign up for the Webinar Windows 2003 End of Life Risks and Considerations

    Windows Server 2003 support ended on July 14, 2015. Now more than ever, you need to be aware of the risk factors and other considerations as you migrate to Windows Server 2012... Read More

  4. Leveraging Microsoft SMB protocol to create a new attack vector

    Security researches at the Black Hat USA 2015 conference in Las Vegas, explain how an extension of Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) attacks allows credentials theft and user impersonation from the internet... Read More

  5. August Newsletters Teaser

    Topics covered in,,, and monthly newsletters... Read More

  6. Mansfield Oil Boosts IT Security and Performance with Netwrix Auditor

    Netwrix IT auditing software helps Forbes Top 50 fuel supplier to lower security risks and improve productivity of critical IT systems... Read More

  7. OpenBSD Project releases OpenSSH version 7.0

    OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and supports all SSH protocol versions... Read More

  8. File synchronization services can be easily turned into an infrastructure for endpoint compromise

    Security researchers from the Imperva Hacker Intelligence Initiative demonstrate a new type of attack referred to as “Man in the Cloud” (MITC)... Read More

  9. A privacy-friendly Do Not Track Policy

    A domain operator may choose to post this policy because it wants to meet best-practices privacy standards, and comply with user opt-outs from tracking... Read More

  10. Going Green – Choosing an Efficient Data Center

    By Kevin Leahy, Group General Manager, Data Center Business Unit, Dimension Data... Read More

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