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2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet Now Official Standards

For most of Ethernet's history, new standards progressively added more bandwidth, expanding the top end of speed. That progression is now changing, as the IEEE has now ratified the 802.3bz standard that defines 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet speeds. In 2014, multiple groups started efforts to create...
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Cars Will Make Up 98% of Mobile-to-Mobile Traffic by 2021

Internet radio and information services will generate approximately 6,000 petabytes of data a year. In just five years, ever more sophisticated in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems that stream music and offer real-time navigation will generate up to 98% of mobile-to-mobile (M2M) data traffic,...
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Chris Binnie explains how dig syntax differs from other DNS lookup packages and offers some time-saving examples.

Dig Into DNS: Part 2

In the first article in this series, I provided an introduction to the powerful dig utility and its uses in performing DNS lookups. For those who haven't used the command before, these articles will give a useful overview of its features and capabilities. This time, I’ll explain how dig syntax...
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10 IoT Security Best Practices For IT Pros

IT professionals have to treat internet of things (IoT) vulnerabilities as they would vulnerabilities in databases or web applications. Any flaw can bring unwelcome attention, for those making affected products and those using them. Any flaw may prove useful to compromise other systems on the...
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Severe Vulnerabilities Discovered in HTTP/2 Protocol

Four high-profile bugs have been found in the protocol, potentially placing 85 million websites at risk. On Wednesday at Black Hat USA, cybersecurity firm Imperva released new research into a number of high-profile flaws found within the latest version of HTTP, HTTP/2, which underpins the worldwide...
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Kaminsky Aims to Secure the Internet

In a rambling, hourlong keynote address at the Black Hat USA conference here today, security luminary Dan Kaminsky detailed the risks and the opportunities inherent in the internet. Kaminsky first shot to fame in 2008, when he revealed a flaw at that year's Black Hat USA event in the pervasive...
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Using cPanel for Managing Services

WHM (Web Hosting Manager) is the core program that has administrative access to the back-end of cPanel. With WHM you can create cPanel accounts and set global settings that apply to them or the server. You can also create reseller accounts and offer hosting services to clients or you can use it for...
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Speed Bumps Ahead for Network Security

Traffic volumes are growing exponentially across every segment. Will faster network speeds outrun essential security controls? It’s a question that should be top of mind for securityprofessionals today. Traffic volumes are growing exponentially across every segment, with the fastest growth rates...
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Do We Need a More Open, Private, "Decentralized" Internet?

Is it time to rebuild the Web? That's what Tim Berners-Lee and other Internet pioneers are now saying in response to concerns about censorship, electronic spying and excessive centralization on the Web. Last week, Berners-Lee, the guy who played a leading role in creating the Web in 1989, held a...
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Tails, the Anonymity-Focused Linux Distribution with Deep Tor Integration, Reaches Version 2.4

Tails is a Linux distribution most famously used by Edward Snowden. Boot Tails from a live DVD, USB drive, or SD card and it will turn any PC into a more private and anonymous system. Tails forces all network activity to go through the Tor network, preserving anonymity and bypassing Internet...
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