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The Trouble With Travel: Hotel WiFi

As I have mentioned previously, I travel a lot for work as a sales engineer.  I am all over the US visiting customers and most of my stays are at least one night, if not for close to a week.  That means I spend a lot of time in hotel rooms and working on both […]

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 what is really going on with my network.  I constantly watch my IDS logs (Snort), as I am interested in seeing what attacks are being attempted on my home network […]

Recommended Reading: Hunt for the Ultimate Firewall

This is a great post on many of the opensource firewalls available on the Internet.  The one I have chosen is pfSense, although I have spent a good deal of time with IPFire and Smoothwall.  pfSense appeals to me because it is FreeBSD based which means good security in the distribution, and it has so […]