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AWS Demo 4: Connecting 2 AWS regions together using OpenSwan. AWS Demo 3: Sophos Intrusion Prevention, WAF, Site Path Routing, and AWS Load Balancers. AWS Demo 2: Deploying a Sophos UTM 9 instance and configuring. AWS Demo 1: Creating a VPC, Subnets, and Base Security Groups. The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything. Original illustration: Getty Encryption is hard.

The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything

When NSA leaker Edward Snowden wanted to communicate with journalist Glenn Greenwald via encrypted email, Greenwald couldn’t figure out the venerable crypto program PGP even after Snowden made a 12-minute tutorial video. The Next Big Programming Language You’ve Never Heard Of. Getty Andrei Alexandrescu didn’t stand much of a chance.

The Next Big Programming Language You’ve Never Heard Of

And neither did Walter Bright. When the two men met for beers at a Seattle bar in 2005, each was in the midst of building a new programming language, trying to remake the way the world creates and runs its computer software. Your prezis. The Five Best Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software. Over the years I've published some lists and reviews of free tools for creating videos online.

The Five Best Tools for Creating Videos Without Installing Software

Quite a few of those tools have been for creating simple videos that are really just automated, audio slideshows. See Animoto for an example of this. There's nothing inherently wrong with having your students use those tools, but at some point you will want to take your video projects to the next level. These are the five tools that I recommend for creating and editing videos without installing any special software. Design and publish beautiful maps. 15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management. Since I started my quest a few years ago searching for the ultimate knowledge management tool, I’ve discovered a number of interesting applications that help people efficiently organize information.

15 Effective Tools for Visual Knowledge Management

There certainly is no shortage of solutions for this problem domain. Many tools exist that offer the ability to discover, save, organize, search, and retrieve information. However, I’ve noticed a trend in recent years, and some newer applications are focusing more on the visual representation and relationship of knowledge. I believe this is in part due to the wider adoption of mind mapping (and concept mapping), and leveraging concepts and advances in the semantic web community. Most traditional personal knowledge management (PKM) or personal information management (PIM) applications offer the same basic set of features: World's Largest Professional Network.

YouTube. Dropbox. How To Get Started With OpenStack. Becoming ambicultural A personal quest and aspiration for organizations Chen. WebDesigner. Illustration tools.

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Prezi. SANS Information Security Training. 802.11 Beacons Revealed. By Jim Geier (Back to article)

802.11 Beacons Revealed

Cisco sm ent design profile. AWS Security Best Practices. IP subnetting made easy. George Ou explains IP subnetting using his own graphical approach.

IP subnetting made easy

It's a great primer for students and a nice refresher for others. IP subnetting is a fundamental subject that's critical for any IP network engineer to understand, yet students have traditionally had a difficult time grasping it. Over the years, I've watched students needlessly struggle through school and in practice when dealing with subnetting because it was never explained to them in an easy-to-understand way. Hyper-V Network Virtualization Overview. With the success of virtualized datacenters, IT organizations and hosting providers (providers who offer colocation or physical server rentals) have begun offering more flexible virtualized infrastructures that make it easier to offer on-demand server instances to their customers.

Hyper-V Network Virtualization Overview

This new class of service is referred to as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Windows Server 2012 R2 provides all the required platform capabilities to enable enterprise customers to build private clouds and transition to an IT as a service operational model. Windows Server 2012 R2 also enables hosters to build public clouds and offer IaaS solutions to their customers. 13 20 20AWS 20Basics 20 20Your 20First 20Virtual 20Private 20Cloud. How software defined networking and cloud computing pave the way towards a digital society. Picture credit: iStockPhoto By Antonio Manzalini Ultra-broadband network proliferation, advances in information technology and the evolution of endpoint devices have created the conditions for re-inventing telecommunications networks and services architectures.

How software defined networking and cloud computing pave the way towards a digital society

Software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) are just two facets of the so-called “IT-zation or softwarization” of telecom infrastructures. SDN decouples the software, control plane, from the forwarding hardware of nodes such as routers and switches and executes the control software in the cloud or in any standard or hybrid processing resources made available, such as blades or servers. GPS Waypoints Editor. Record hiking trails, backpacking trips, and camping adventures with Backpacker GPS Trails Pro.

GPS Waypoints Editor

View maps, navigate with GPS and digital compass, take photos, and backtrack to the trailhead. GPS Trails Pro works in remote places like national parks, wilderness areas, and backcountry spots without relying on data and cell signals. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems Association UAV or UAS? UAV or UAS? An Unmanned Aerial, or Air, Vehicle (UAV) is according to MSN Encarta an "uncrewed reconnaissance vehicle: an uncrewed aerial vehicle that can fly over combat zones and staging areas, dropping supplies to troops, releasing bombs, carrying out reconnaissance on enemy forces.

" This definition would have everyone believe that UAVs are only used in military scenarios. This is far from the truth. Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (Proposed) The Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (S. 2105) was introduced by Senator Joseph Lieberman in the U.S. Senate on February 14, 2012. Ruling could force Americans to decrypt laptops.

American citizens can be ordered to decrypt their PGP-scrambled hard drives for police to peruse for incriminating files, a federal judge in Colorado ruled today in what could become a precedent-setting case. Judge Robert Blackburn ordered a Peyton, Colo. woman to decrypt the hard drive of a Toshiba laptop computer no later than February 21 -- or face the consequences, presumably including contempt of court. Blackburn, a George W. Bush appointee, ruled that the Fifth Amendment posed no barrier to his decryption order. The Fifth Amendment says that nobody man be "compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself," which has become known as the right to avoid self-incrimination.

How Seriously Should the Threat of Cyber Warfare be Taken? Cyber warfare is very much a contentious issue. To briefly illustrate this, in 1993, John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt wrote an article entitled “Cyber War is Coming!” The Most Overlooked Part of Your Data Security - Kyle Marks. By Kyle Marks | 10:30 AM June 14, 2013 Organizations constantly replace outdated computers, servers, laptops, copiers, and countless other types of electronic devices to keep up with technology and enhance worker productivity. This rush to upgrade, however, creates a challenge: large numbers of excess electronics must be managed and disposed of properly. Desktop Virtualization for Small & Mid-Sized Business. Granting Applications that Run on Amazon EC2 Instances Access to AWS Resources - AWS Identity and Access Management.

Imagine that you are an administrator who manages your organization's AWS resources. Developers in your organization have applications that run on Amazon EC2 instances. How cloud providers can prevent data loss: A guide. Five tips to secure your cloud future. How software defined networking and cloud computing pave the way towards a digital society. AWS Amazon VPC Connectivity Options. Setting Up the Amazon EC2 Command Line Interface Tools on Linux/Unix and Mac OS X. The Amazon EC2 command line interface tools (also called the CLI tools) wrap the Amazon EC2 API actions. These tools are written in Java and include shell scripts for both Windows and Linux, OS X, or Unix. Note Alternatively, you can use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), which provides commands for a broad set of AWS products, including Amazon EC2. To get started with the AWS CLI, see the AWS Command Line Interface User Guide. Designing Your Cloud Infrastructure.

Networking In The Cloud. IBM System Networking: Solutions - Cloud computing. Networking Solutions Cloud Computing Cloud Computing. AWS Amazon VPC Connectivity Options. Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) Amazon RDS gives you online access to the capabilities of a MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or Amazon Aurora relational database management system. Jeanne Ross of MIT CISR on Enterprise Architecture. Enterprise architecture framework. An enterprise architecture framework (EA framework) defines how to create and use an enterprise architecture.

An architecture framework provides principles and practices for creating and using the architecture description of a system. Enterprise Integration Patterns - Solving Integration Problems using Patterns.