The importance of data encryption

In monetary terms, the value of the data in a computer often exceeds the actual cost of the hardware and software of the machine. Therefore, encrypting the information data in our computer system is of utmost importance. Encryption plays an important role in protecting data, not only for maintaining confidentiality of information but also to […]

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How to install Backtrack 4 R1 in VMWARE

So I decided to have a look at the latest Backtrack release (Backtrack 4 R1) which is claimed to be the best version released so far from the backtrack community. With the new Linux kernel version 2.6.34 and with significant overall improvements, this release is worth checking out. I always use the virtual machine option […]

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Cisco Cius Tablet PC

Cisco Systems has recently announced its new tablet PC, thereby targeting the market that Apple’s iPad dominates for the moment. The Cisco Cius, will use the Android operating system from Google, while its battery life will be able to last for eight hours. According to the company, Cisco Cius testing will begin in 2010, and […]

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New all-in-one Apple iMac computers

Apple has renewed its all-in-one iMac computer series by introducing the new Magic Trackpad mouse, the new 27″ LED Cinema Display and the 12-core processor on Mac Pro. The new iMac computers are now equipped with Intel processors Core i3, Core i5 Dual Core and the four-core i7. All processors have an integrated controller of […]

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Securing your personal information during the holidays

The security problems associated with unsecured WiFi networks when you sit on the beach, cafe, etc., the applications that “show” your geographical location, the information exchanged through social networks etc are hiding serious security threats for your PC and for your personal information as well. The use of secure wireless networks, encryption or hiding of […]

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How to Configure Access Control Lists on a Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall

The Cisco ASA 5500 is the new Cisco firewall model series which followed the successful Cisco PIX firewall appliance. Cisco calls the ASA 5500 a “security appliance” instead of just a “hardware firewall”, because the ASA is not just a firewall. This device combines several security functionalities, such as Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention, Content Inspection, […]

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