George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 24 Nov. 2015, Total: 754 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

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  1. How do Credit cards data end up for sale on Internet forums?

    There are multiple ways to steal this information on-line, but Point of Sales are the most tempting target of Cybercriminals... Read More

  2. What will Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) look like in 2014?

    In 2014 PaaS has reached a new level of maturity, in 2013 PaaS was adopted by many organizations... Read More

  3. What is Amazon’s Cloud Service Activate?

    AWS Activate is a package of resources for start-ups. It was designed to make it even easier for start-ups to get started and to quickly scale on AWS. It is an international program, with members from all over the world... Read More

  4. March Newsletters Teaser

    Some discussion points from,,, and monthly newsletters... Read More

  5. Military bots to assist Police during the World Cup in Brazil

    PackBot robot system, designed by iRobot was the first remote controlled robot to enter the Fukushima nuclear facility after the East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011... Read More

  6. HNAP - the flexible and extensible light weight protocol

    HNAP was designed to be a simple, light weight protocol that is easy to implement inside of small cost-constrained hardware such as network routers, cameras and other small devices... Read More

  7. Zuckerberg statement after WhatsApp acquisition

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has released a statement explaining why his company acquired WhatsApp... Read More

  8. New 5nine Manager 4.0 for Hyper-V is Now Available

    Hyper-V Management for SMBs Redefined: Many Microsoft SC VMM Features and Antivirus in a Single Package... Read More

  9. Police Ransomware Threat Assessment

    The European Cybercrime Centre at Europol publishes its Threat Assessment on Police Ransomware – a class of computer malware that has seen exponential growth in the European Union (EU) over the last two years... Read More

  10. Office 365 Multi-Factor Authentication

    Multi-factor authentication increases the security of user logins for cloud services above and beyond just a password... Read More

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