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IPv6 security on IPv4-only networks

Even though corporations are looking to move to IPv6, in some situations networks still rely exclusively on IPv4. We discuss ways to minimize delays and unsatisfactory behavior in mixed IPv4/IPv6 IT environments.
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OpenStack Kilo release

The OpenStack project has released the latest version of its software, code-named Kilo. We take a closer look.
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Lead Image © Ignard ten Have, 123RF.com

Ticket Management with osTicket

osTicket is a lean ticket system that limits itself to the core functions of receiving and processing requests.
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Lead Image © alphaspirit, 123RF.com

Moving Data Between Virtual Machines

Network information in virtualized computer landscapes is not easy to access. In this article, we look at a few approaches you can use.
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Tested – Tenable Nessus v6

To ensure your servers and workstations are well protected against attacks on your network, you need a professional security scanner. In version 6, Tenable has substantially expanded its Nessus vulnerability scanner. We pointed the software at a number of test computers.
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Lead Image © Andrey KOTKO, 123RF.com

Comparing Logon Script Alternatives

We compare the performance of batch, VBScript, and PowerShell commands with four standard tasks.
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Lead Image © Kurhan, 123RF.com

Detecting intruders with Suricata

If you're looking for an intrusion detection and prevention system, it pays to shop around. Suricata offers scalable performance and an impressive set of features – it even supports Snort rulesets.
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Lead Image © andresr, fotolia.com

Retrieving Windows performance data in PowerShell

The software market offers numerous solutions for tracking the status of Windows computers. However, if you only need to monitor individual computers outside the domain, you can use PowerShell to collect basic health and performance data.
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Lead Image © Ivan Mikhaylov, 123RF.com

Blending Java with other programming languages

Java is not just about beans, it's also about the huge variety of libraries and frameworks that keep the language alive. If you feel like a bit of blending, Java integrates many flavors of third-party languages.
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Lead Image © Kirill Bodrov, 123RF.com

Posteo, Mailbox.org, Tutanota, and ProtonMail compared

Encryption and server locations in Germany and Switzerland are sought-after attributes in the search for a more secure and reliable email service. We compare four providers who promise to protect your privacy.