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Bypassing the Arris BGW210-700: For pfSense users

Many smart people have looked for ways to go around the residential gateway. In every case, it has been determined that one must use the provided gateway. Due to the way AT&T handles authentication with their ONT device, the residential gateway is required to do the authentication.

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Understanding ELK: Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana – Part 1

  Useful links: pfSense Forum Topic pfelk.3ilson.com (doesn’t seem to be maintained) Elastic Logstash Kibana I currently work for a big data company.  We take machine…

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Data vs Insight: Which Do You Want?

I have many conversations with people on a regular basis regarding the collection, processing, and dissemination of data.  There are so many sources of data…

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Posted in Business Communications Data Gadgets Internet Safety Monitoring Politics Security

Voice Assistants and Smart Homes: Who’s watching and listening?

I have been reading articles across the Web over the last few months pertaining to connected home assistants, like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home.  People…

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Verizon creates new $10 monthly charge to remove video throttling | Ars Technica

$10 add-on charge removes limit that restricts mobile videos to 720p. Source: Verizon creates new $10 monthly charge to remove video throttling | Ars Technica…

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pfSense Emerging Threat Rule Issues

I use pfSense for my firewall at home.  I log all of my events to my Splunk system, so I can visualize them and see…

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Increased Surveillance: Breeding Ground for Innovation

Newsweek tells us that the U.K. Is asking for more surveillance assistance.  They want to peer into user data and to force vendors to provide…

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A Wholistic Approach to Network Fault and Performance Management

*Disclaimer: I work for a company in the big data space.  None of the comments to follow represent the company I work for or anyone…

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