Sysadmins for small and medium sized businesses don’t have the time or the staff to spend weeks working out policies and procedures for patching… they need to get in, get it done, and get on with the other five jobs that they have to complete before lunch time. With that in mind, here’s a list [...]
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IT departments may have a dedicated information security team or engineer whose primary responsibility is security, but each and every sys admin of any system on the network shares the responsibility for properly configuring and securing the systems in their charge. Network security software is a great tool to assist sys admins with locking down [...]
Your auditor, your boss, or maybe that great book on security you just read, has you thinking you want to use a network scanner to help with the security on your network, but you’re just not really sure where to begin. Take heart, in this article we will go over what you need to know [...]
Do you conduct server monitoring regularly? Would you bet money that your system is operating at peak efficiency? Could you state with complete conviction that your servers are completely free of issues? Don’t worry if you cannot answer these questions positively, as almost everyone seems to be in the same boat. Maintaining your network and [...]
Sniffing attack is widely used to intercept users login and passwords, here is a short video by GFI about ways to protect your network from such type of attacks.
Today it is hard to believe that a company do not allow internet access to its employee, Internet access is required for sending emails and complete some complicated tasks, but on the other hand this open a window for attacking local system by hackers or malwares. Being prepared and secured goes over having the latest [...]
System administrator’s main focus is protecting corporate information resources, one of major source of threats is Internet and we need to be very careful in dealing with unreliable access to Web resources, if we talk about security professionals than we usually have no issue as they understand risks and different online threats while this is [...]