George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 4 March 2015, Total: 621 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
157 General 3 Feb. 2015
40 Implementation 4 Dec. 2014
24 Monitoring 4 March 2015
212 News 3 March 2015
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
63 Security 12 Feb. 2015
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches

    Although, we continuously talk about security or the lack of it, the main threat to Cloud computing are power outages according to a Gartner analyst! Outages by various cloud providers have been more common than security breaches, Gartner says, but few businesses are prepared for them. Companies can suffer data losses during power outages which as we have seen in... Read More

  2. Outlook Web App for Android

    Microsoft launches a pre-release of its Outlook Web App (OWA) for Google’s Android operating system. OWA for Android is available on selected devices... Read More

  3. PCI Publishes PCI DSS and PA-DSS Version 3.0

    On November 07, 2013 the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS)... Read More

  4. Panasonic launches new 5“ handheld tablets

    A powerful all-in-one device for mobile workers combining the best of handheld, smartphone and tablet devices... Read More

  5. Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM Update

    Latest version enables even better management of Mac computers in corporate environments, with improved security capabilities that allow for control over Mac computers... Read More

  6. Parallels launches Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

    Parallels just released Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac and Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac Enterprise Edition, the industry-leading software for running Windows applications on Macs... Read More

  7. PassiveDNS Tool

    PassiveDNS sniffs traffic from an interface or reads a pcap-file and outputs the DNS-server answers to a log file... Read More

  8. Passwords are not the bottleneck

    Passwords were and remain an important aspect of security in the financial sector, however, when you reflect on the whole scenario of financial mechanisms you might be surprised to find out that the impact of stolen passwords or compromised credentials is quite low in terms of financial losses. In fact, two researchers from Microsoft published a stimulating paper about this... Read More

  9. Patch Management as a Service

    Keep software up-to-date the easy way – Patch Management in GFI Cloud... Read More

  10. PayPal Persistent Mail Encoding Vulnerability

    The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered an input validation mail encoding vulnerability in the official PayPal Inc (Ebay) MainStreet finance service company website... Read More

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