"network traffic" tag

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…

wireshark

Getting Started with WireShark

This article presents WireShark, a very capable and popular graphical network protocol analyser. Gerald Combs created Ethereal, the ancestor of WireShark, back in 2006. When he changed his job, he could not use…

Bandwidth Throttling with NetEM

Bandwidth Throttling with NetEM Network Emulation

NetEM (Network Emulation) provides functionality for testing protocols, by emulating the network properties of wide-area networks. This article describes the use of NetEM in benchmarking the performance of a Web application, simulating Internet-like…

All checks in place!

Securing Apache, Part 10: mod_security

Right from Part 1 of this series, we’ve covered the major types of attacks being done on Web applications — and their security solutions. In this article, I will reveal the tremendous capabilities…

Network monitoring time

Quick Setup Guide to Network Monitoring using Zenoss Core

Today’s businesses demand 24×7 uptime of IT infrastructure. To meet this need, a number of technologies are used, which include failover, clustering, redundant devices and high availability. Despite having more fault-tolerant and rugged…

Infected!

The Importance of Intrusion Prevention Systems

In today’s fast-changing IT world, even the best available security is insufficient for the latest vulnerabilities in various products, and against malware/attacks created to target those vulnerabilities. While cyber-security cannot be 100 per…

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