RAID distributes data between hard drives

What is RAID? Everything You Need to Know

RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks (or Inexpensive Disks, depending on the source) and is combining multiple physical disks to appear and act as a...
Domestic broadband Wi-Fi router

How to Protect Yourself From Invasive Network Security

Know that thing connected to your broadband master socket? It’s got the Wi-Fi key on it---you reboot it when your broadband dies. Your router is the most important electronic...
QNAP NAS in the initial physical setup process

How to Set Up and Get Started with a QNAP NAS

QNAP made their NAS products as user-friendly as possible, but the initial set up of the NAS can still be a bit intimidating for first-time users. Here's what you...
wall of server racks

How to Set Up TrueNAS CORE and Connect to it From Ubuntu

TrueNAS CORE is a class-leading network-attached storage system. It's fantastic but can be overwhelming. Here's how to get a basic setup configured and running, and how to connect to...
TrueNAS vs FreeNAS

TrueNAS vs. FreeNAS: What is the Difference?

Alas, dear reader, the title of this article is a bit misleading. There is no longer a NAS operating system named FreeNAS, nor one named simply TrueNAS. They exist...
The Vulnerabilities of Electronic Voting Systems

The Vulnerabilities of Electronic Voting Systems

Electronic voting systems must perform one of the toughest jobs on the planet. It’s not counting votes. That’s easy. The toughest part is convincing people that the results are...
Hacker's Laptop

Five Great Free Security Tools You Should Check Out

As important as it is, cybersecurity is still constrained by budget. Thankfully there are some fantastic free tools that you can add to your cybersecurity arsenal to help you...
Network Cables

What is Endpoint Security?

Network endpoints are computers, laptops, and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. If the threat actors compromise your endpoint, they have access to the network. Here’s how to...
QHora 301W

QNAP QHora 301W WiFi 6, 10Gbps Router Review: Fast, Affordable, Lots of Virtualization, Weak...

QNAP's $329 QHora 301W is an excellent WiFi 6 router. It's not styled to attract gamers, but creative pros and IT types will like it. They'll also appreciate that...
Brown envelope with a top secret stamp

What is Information Security?

Information security and cyber security are terms that get used interchangeably, but are they really the same thing? We explain the subtle differences between these two closely allied and...

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