Why You Shouldn’t Use DNS for Filtering

It is one of the easiest ways to modify and block access to a website or resource.  You don’t need to set up your own DMZ and install or configure a complex firewall.  Forget about paying a fortune for some expensive content filter which takes hours to set up and even more to support as […]

Netflix Wages War on VPNs

For years the region locking efforts of the large media sites have been thwarted by the existence of various ip address changing systems. These have been largely focused on two specific systems – proxies and VPNs. Both of these have been used by hundreds of thousands of people all across the world to bypass region […]

How to Keep That Content Flowing

So you just have to write stuff, fill your blog with interesting articles – it sounds easy, but after when writers block kicks in then suddenly a routine chore can become a huge issue. Do you have your own blog? If so, it is possible to improve it by reading other blogs and learning from […]

Some Logging Best Practices

When you use a centralized server to store your enterprise log files, you’ll quickly discover that the system can become very big, very difficult to manage without using a good naming convention in the files names and the directory structure, If all your event and application logs from multiple systems and servers are simply dumped […]