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FOSS Helps Naaptol Take E-Commerce to New Heights!

Naaptol, a leading virtual home shopping platform, grew phenomenally by placing its bets on open source technology. Adopting the FOSS model not only helped the e-commerce giant cut down on its early investments,…

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

Analyse Your Network Packets with LibPCAP

Data on a network flows in the form of packets, which are entities that carry your data across the network. These packets are routed from one router to another by intelligent nodes. LibPCAP…

IPCop 2.0.6: The New Watchdog!

This article describes the various functionalities of a network-based firewall, besides taking readers through the installation and configuration of IPCop 2.0.6, especially from the perspective of a small and medium business. It also…

Secure Your Network with Firewall Builder

A firewall isolates a trusted, secure internal network from another network like the Internet, which is not regarded as either trusted or secure. Firewall Builder is an open source product that makes it…

Set Up a Certificate Authority in RHEL5

Security certificates are widely used for authentication. This article explores how to set up a Certificate Authority in RHEL5. Security certificates are basically used for authentication purposes and you must have encountered a…

Restore Partitions Over the Network Using Clonezilla

Clonezilla is back-up and restore software that is a powerful alternative to Symantec’s famous, yet expensive, commercial software Norton Ghost. Do you often format your partition and reinstall Windows along with other software…

Get Onto a Fast Track IT Career as a SysAdmin!

With enterprises adapting newer and quicker network technologies, the demand for proficient systems administrators has been growing steadily.  So, what does it take to fit the bill? OSFY gets in touch with industry…

A Look at the Top Three Network Monitoring Tools

This article talks about a few important aspects of network monitoring, and compares three leading tools that are of great importance to IT administrators. In a well managed IT infrastructure, network monitoring acts…

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