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Sophos UTM – Web Filtering Options

Sophos UTM – Web Filtering Options

One of the great features of the Sophos UTM firewall is the ability to filter and monitor web traffic on your network.  If you are using this in a home network you will more than likely have it filtering far less than a corporate environment would.  You can be as permissive or restrictive as you wish.  You can also setup multiple policies and apply them to certain hosts, or users.  This will allow you to be more restrictive for young...

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PC Build

PC Build

Recently I decided to upgrade my aging Dell computer so that I could accomplish more labs, and also be able to play games on my downtime.  The Dell was over six years old and just wasn’t up to the task of running multiple VM’s.  I did a bit of research looking at various magazines and reviews as well as checking on prices.  At first I thought of just buying one that was already built, however I found that buying the parts...

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Sophos UTM Firewall

Sophos UTM Firewall

I have been wanting to upgrade from my PIX 515E firewall for some time now.  I was originally looking into an ASA 5510, however seeing this is for my home network it is hard to justify the costs of such devices, even purchased off eBay.  I looked into other vendors as well, and while many of the devices are “doable” in cost, although still stretching it in the budget, it is the licensing that always gets me.  Many of them...

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RSA Conference – San Francisco

RSA Conference – San Francisco

I will be attending the RSA Conference in San Francisco later on this month.  The various topics all look very interesting, and I have scheduled out the sessions I will be attending while there.  I plan on writing up information on what I learn while I am there. My Schedule Monday – April 20, 2015 Security Basic Seminar Tuesday – April 21, 2015 Security’s Age of Enlightenment Enhancing Cloud Trust Security on Offense The...

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Apple releases security patch for the FREAK SSL vulnerablity

Apple releases security patch for the FREAK SSL vulnerablity

Apple today has released the security patch for OSX as well as iOS 8.2 for iPad and iPhone devices that resolve the FREAK SSL Vulnerability on Apple devices.  It is highly advisable to if you have any Apple devices that you run the updates as soon as possible to resolves these security issues. After you have updated your system you can confirm the issue has been resolved by visiting FREAK Attack which will scan your client and inform you...

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