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Engenius ECS2512

Engenius ECS2512 Managed Switch Review: Cloud Management, Multi-gig, and PoE

If you're looking to step up from gigabit performance across a small network or node, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better solution than Engenius's managed 10/2.5GbE ECS2512 switch....
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What Are Brute Force Attacks?

Brute-force attacks use software that generates random passwords and tries known passwords from data breaches to try to match your password. What are brute-for attacks? They're the threat actors'...
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What is an APT and Why Should You Care?

An APT is an advanced persistent threat, usually conducted as a long-term, low-key infiltration of a network, and conducted by world-class hackers. What is an APT? It's the threat...
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ASUSTOR AS6604T Review: Fast Four-bay NAS with NVMe Caching and Front Panel Control

If the $549 AS6604T I took for a test ride this week is any indication--the company may have reached parity with its most formidable NAS competitors on nearly all...
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How to Upgrade your QNAP NAS Box to NVMe and 10GbE or 5GbE

A number of QNAP NAS boxes, including the TS-253B, TS-253D (that I use), and the TS-453KX recently reviewed here sport full-on PCIe slots. You can use these to add...

Why You Should Destroy Your Own Data

You’ve got technological defenses, robust IT governance, and a cyber-aware workforce. Your data is safeguarded, replicated, and backed up. That’s great, there's just one more thing you need to...
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What is a Spear Phishing Attack?

What is a Spear Phishing Attack? Spear phishing is sending illicit emails to someone to make them do something to the threat actor's benefit. What is a spear phishing attack?...
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What Is Privilege Escalation?

Network and user privileges are the powers that are granted to a user. They define what a user can access, execute, and modify. What is privilege escalation? It's the...
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How to Install ZFS and Create a ZFS Pool on Ubuntu

ZFS is a stable, robust, and fault-tolerant file system with built-in RAID-like properties and drive pools. We show you how to create a ZFS drive pool and control access...
Synology DS920+

Synology DS920+ NAS Review: Fast CPU, M.2/NVMe Slots… Gigabit?

Synology makes excellent NAS boxes, and the $560 4-bay DS920+ is no exception--as far as it goes. The Intel Celeron J4125 4-core CPU is fast, there's 4GB of DDR4...
ASUSTOR AS5304T NAS

ASUSTOR AS5304T Review: Slick, Gamified NAS

The ASUSTOR AS5304T is a dual 2.5GbE gaming-inspired NAS geared towards users wanting to store and stream their own content. It comes equipped with an Intel Celeron quad core...
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What is Software Security?

Software security means embracing security as a guiding design principle. The goal is software that doesn't succumb to attack and continues to operate, securely, whilst under attack. What is...
LaCie 6Big

LaCie 6Big Thunderbolt 3 Review: Fast, Glamourous, and Expensive DAS

6Big is a direct-attached storage (DAS) device sporting six drive bays and a very appealing external design. The Neil Poulton imagined sharp edges, shadowy recesses and large blue power...
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What is Adware?

Adware is the intrusive and unsolicited display of adverts to computer users. Clicking on them can lead to infection by even worse malware. Here's what you need to know...

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