PGP Encryption – A very basic overview.

As an IT guy I get a lot of questions about all kinds of topics, and lately security is pretty high on people’s minds. One of the biggest questions I get is secure communication and how it works. So here’s a very basic overview on PGP encryption which will tie into e-mail communication. What is […]

How to Apply Cyberoam 10 Firmware Updates

A few times a year a notification on your Cyberoam’s dashboard that looks like this: The update can be downloaded directly from the link and the update process is fairly painless. I’ve done this for two dozen or more units and never had one brick, so there’s very little worry here. Also the Cyberoam keeps […]

Cyberoam Automatic Backups

It’s about that time again for a new firmware update on your Cyberoam devices and with firmware updates come configuration backups. I’m a big believer in automation, with backups. One of the methods I implemented with my Cyberoam was the automatic e-mail backup. I am not a fan of the FTP backup as it sends […]

Cyberoam FleXi Port Devices

Cyberoam just put out a press release on their new FleXi Port devices. This is the sort of device large sites really need. You can plug your fiber, and high bandwidth copper lines directly into the firewall device, instead of doing ‘creative routing’ that the Cyberoam is so sensitive about. It’s a good practice to […]