Who you gonna call?: Getting ready for the next cyber disaster

Who you gonna call?: Getting ready for the next cyber disaster

Today's cyber and terrorist threats are getting worse and more frequent, but you can limit the damage and lessen the likelihood of a successful attack. What are those who deal these issues everyday trying to tell us and how can we put...

05/19/17

Who's hogging the network? Bandwidth usage on a Linux system

Who's hogging the network? Bandwidth usage on a Linux system

How to get a clear view of network bandwidth usage on a Linux system.

05/15/17

Health tips for Unix systems

Health tips for Unix systems

Things to watch and tools to use to make sure your Unix/Linux systems maintain their health and vigor

05/10/17

Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

The 3rd edition of this book will have you confidently using Wireshark to solve the kind of problems you're likely to run into. You'll be capturing and analyzing packets, understanding network protocols, and gaining important insights...

04/27/17

The beauty of links on Unix servers

The beauty of links on Unix servers

Symbolic and hard links can save both time and disk space. In this post, you will see how they are different and how they are created and used.

04/26/17

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

Nine ways to compare files on Unix

There are lots of ways to compare files on Unix systems and some of the choices are going to be just right for you

04/17/17

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

The secrets of password aging on Unix systems

It's not quite as hard as it sometimes seems

04/11/17

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle lassos Python

Humble Bundle and No Starch Press have pulled together to offer a really sweet deal on digital books on Python.

04/06/17

How to learn Unix/Linux

How to learn Unix/Linux

Some tips for how to get started and how to stay on track for learning how to be a command line pro.

03/29/17

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Lesser known but still handy Linux commands

Some of the less obvious Linux commands might still come in very handy from time to time

03/27/17

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

The relatively new bash on Ubuntu on Windows brings some new possibilities to Windows users

03/16/17

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2017

A look at some of the exciting emerging technologies on display at last week's Mobile World Congress

03/09/17

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

UNIX: Computers and art meet face-to-face

What do art and Unix have in common?

03/07/17

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There's more than one way to kill a Unix process

There are even more ways to kill a process on a Unix/Linux system than there are ways to skin a cat.

02/28/17

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Sniffing out Unix processes using pgrep

Easy ways to pull together important and interesting stats on your running processes -- using the pgrep command

02/27/17

The many faces of grep

The many faces of grep

The everlastingly useful grep command can change its character in very interesting ways with the flip of a switch

02/21/17

The look of a Facebook imposter

The look of a Facebook imposter

How false friends creep into your facebook community

02/13/17

Rapid7 demystifies penetration testing

Rapid7 demystifies penetration testing

A deep dive into penetration testing -- the choices made and some surprising findings

02/08/17

Book review: Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python

Book review: Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python

A great book for learning Python and building your own games

01/30/17

14 ways to keep your data safe on Data Privacy Day

14 ways to keep your data safe on Data Privacy Day

If you're not already focusing on Data Privacy Day, it's time to join the effort. Here are some suggestions on how to observe this important day and improve your chances of keeping your data private.

01/26/17

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