Posts tagged ‘security

Android – should you use it? 

After years on the market we can say one thing for sure: The global players in the phone market are Apple and Android. Nokia was forced to accept this and later BlackBerry followed while Microsoft is still fighting a fight they can’t win. Apple is far ahead compared to Android when it comes to the […]

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Monitor your Palo Alto VPN connections

The splunk> app for Palo Alto firewalls lacks a few things like having a good view on your Roadwarriors VPN’s for example. The other miss is having an easy troubleshooting view for blocked sessions which is to be honest the most important one for administrators when something is not working as expected. Extending the current […]

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Google Talk / GTalk is dead – long live Gtalk?

Google stated that their Google Talk will be replaced by Google Hangouts. Like Gtalk Hangouts is also (partly) based on XMPP which is a free and very well tested standard. As a first real consequence of that statement the Google Talk app for Windows has been deprecated as of February 23, 2015. But the GTalk […]

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Social engineering for the masses

There are several tools out there which can be used to identify “human threats”. All of them should be used by permission only (check that with your local lawyer, too) and can help to secure your company. You will always need security knowledge and practical experience when using those tools so do not hesitate to […]

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