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Lead Image © Raman Maisei, 123RF.com

Develop your own scripts for Nmap

Nmap does a great job with standard penetration testing tasks, but for specific security analyses, you will want to develop your own test scripts. The Nmap Scripting Engine makes this possible.
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Lead Image © Galina Peshkova, 123RF.com

Setting up Google Apps for Work

We show how to set up Google Apps for Work and how to configure them for company use.
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Lead Image © Heiko Küverling, 123RF.com

Using the MQTT IoT protocol for unusual but useful purposes

Although the MQTT protocol is usually associated with the Internet of Things, it also works in some very different situations, such as monitoring, for example.
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Lead Image © Jason Murillo, 123RF.com

VM and cloud management with openQRM

OpenQRM is a web-based, open source, data center management and cloud platform that offers many popular Linux tools with no major configuration overhead. We show you how to use it.
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Lead Image © Sergey Nivens, 123RF.com

Improving Docker security now and in the future

The focus for container solutions such as Docker is increasingly shifting to security. Some vulnerabilities have been addressed, with plans to take further steps in the future to secure container virtualization.
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Lead Image © Ulrich M ller, 123RF.com

Magnum: Exploring OpenStack's Container API

The Magnum project brings Docker container technology to the OpenStack cloud.
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Lead Image © Maksim Kabakou, 123RF.com

Build secure IoT applications with open source

We look at some common sense tips and open source tools for securing IoT devices.
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Lead Image © Galina Peshkova, 123RF.com

The advantages of configuration management tools

Etcd, ZooKeeper, Consul, and similar programs are currently the subject of heated debate in the world of configuration management. We investigate the problems they seek to solve and promises they make.
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Lead Image © Sergey Nivens, 123RF.com

Set up and operate security monitoring throughout the enterprise

We describe some basic considerations for choosing a Security Information and Event Management system and designing its implementation.
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Lead Image © Andrii IURLOV, 123RF.com

Advanced Windows security using EMET

Although attacks on computers are numerous and varied, they are predominantly based on the same techniques. Microsoft closes these vulnerabilities on Windows computers using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).