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. Latest release of Whonix

    Whonix Anonymous Operating System Version 9 Released - Whonix is an operating system focused on anonymity, privacy and security. It’s based on the Tor anonymity network, Debian GNU/Linux and security by isolation... Read More

  2. Learn Windows Azure Platform

    Get your hands dirty on the Windows Azure Platform with the latest updated training kit from Microsoft. The Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform, including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric... Read More

  3. Learn for free about Amazon Cloud platform

    Go through the latest ‘Introduction to AWS’ videos and accompanying self-paced labs... Read More

  4. Lenovo’s UltraBook

    Lenovo are really doing a good job! Lenovo claims that its new Ultrabook, the IdeaPad U300S is the slimmest laptop on the market. It appears that Apple's state of the art hardware is being challenged in terms of portability by this new model from Lenovo. Click here to read more. Check out the specs here... Read More

  5. Lepide Software Launches First Mobile App

    IT managers will now be able to keep track of critical changes to IT infrastructure while on the go – anytime, anywhere... Read More

  6. Let your hands speak!

    A new technology developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia could help people who are unable to verbally speak! These researchers have developed a voice synthesizer that allows people to speak by simply moving their hands. The technology known as the Digital Ventriloquist Actor (DiVA) uses a pair of special gloves equipped with 3D sensors that use gestures... Read More

  7. 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

  8. Linksys Introduces High Performance Managed Network Switches

    Linksys announced its first managed switches in the Linksys Business product line-up to complement its portfolio of business networking products... Read More

  9. Lock down all USB ports!

    NetWrix USB Blocker enforces centralized access control to prevent unauthorized use of removable media that connects to computer USB ports, for example, memory sticks, removable hard disks, iPods, and more. USB port access control is a very important aspect of your endpoint security, no matter how good your antivirus and firewall are. NetWrix Corporation is a highly specialized provider of... Read More

  10. Log system activity with System Monitor (Sysmon)

    Creators of Windows Sysinternals Mark Russinovich and Thomas Garnier announce a new Sysinternals utility that monitors and reports key system activity via the Windows event log... Read More

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