Last Updated on 25 Aug. 2015, Total: 167 Blog Posts

  1. A 31-minute webinar about Social Media & Cloud Computing Threats to Privacy, Security and Liberty


  2. An Open, Safe and Secure Cyberspace

    To safeguard access and openness, to respect and protect fundamental rights online and to maintain the reliability and interoperability of the Internet... Read More

  3. Software Defined Networking

    The key characteristic of Software Defined Networking is the separation of the virtual network from the physical network, through a layer of software that hides the physical topology from the applications... Read More

  4. Submarine cables – Internet’s physical infrastructure

    If you're into the physical infrastructure of the Internet then this map should be your starting point. The Submarine Cable Map is a free resource from TeleGeography. Data contained in this map is drawn from Global Bandwidth Research Service and is updated on a regular basis. The map is rich of information including cable capacity, provider name and other elements;... Read More

  5. Be aware of fake Google’s Chrome installers for Windows

    Trend Micro, the antivirus vendor has identified suspicious URLs which appear to be hosted on legitimate sources such as, Facebook and Google domains that promote a malicious file called ChromeSetup.exe. This file has nothing to do with Google's Chrome installation but is simply an information-stealing Trojan application and is offered for download on various websites! An analysis of the file... Read More

  6. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory uses Amazon’s Simple Workflow Service

    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) uses Amazon Simple Workflow Service (SWF) as an integral part of several missions including the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) and Carbon in the Arctic Reservoir Vulnerability Experiment (CARVE). These missions continuously generate large volumes of data that must be processed, analyzed, and stored efficiently and reliably. Read more - Read More

  7. Amazon’s RDS supports MS SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor

    The Amazon Relational Database Service for SQL Server now supports the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor. The Advisor will help you to select and create an optimal set of indexes, indexed views, and partitions even if you don't have an expert-level understanding of the structure of your database or the internals of SQL Server. Read more here -... Read More

  8. IT Pros and Technology Consumers – Monthly Newsletter

    We often think about the IT professional and the technology consumer as two very different and always separate entities. Tech vendors target their products to one market or the other. Tech publications write to one audience or the other. But whereas Grandma might not ever buy a Cisco Catalyst 6509 switch or understand a word of the articles published on... Read More

  9. Eulogy for TMG – Monthly Newsletter

    This year we celebrated the 15th birthday of Microsoft's proxy/firewall solution that has gone through a couple of name changes to get where it is today. Sadly, on September 12, Microsoft announced that the company is discontinuing TMG, along with FPE, FPSP, FSOCS and TMG Web Protection Services… Microsoft will continue to support the products through 2015, with extended support... Read More

  10. WinHlp32.exe is required to display ‘.hlp’ help files on Windows 8

    Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) is a Help program that has been included with Microsoft Windows versions starting with the Microsoft Windows 3.1 operating system. However, the Windows Help program has not had a major update for many releases and no longer meets Microsoft's standards. Therefore, starting with the release of Windows Vista and continuing in Windows 8, the Windows Help program... Read More

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