Network Certifications Jeffrey Willenbrink

All of the network certification classes were one week. Cisco Network Router Configuration, Newbridge Vivid Switched Networking and Remedy were very well presented. The most memorable class is the network protocol analyzer certification from Sniffer University.

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Your Tor-based email isn't as secure as you think

A recent security breach just provided a painful reminder that Tor's anonymity network isn't completely foolproof against truly determined intruders. The email service SIGAINT is warning users that someone recently launched a sustained attempt to bre...

A cheat sheet to Project Fi, Google's mobile phone service

Rumors of Google breaking into the wireless carrier game have been fodder for scoops, breathless reports and thinkpieces for years now, and for the longest time it looked like the search giant just couldn't make it happen. Yesterday the search giant ...

Latest Ubuntu hits the web with mostly minor refinements

Today's release of Ubuntu 15.04 is yet another installment in the slow and steady march forward from Canonical. The company knows that not every OS release needs to be accompanied by fanfare and dramatic changes to your desktop. And this edition of t...

Developer makes Amazon's Echo control Wink and Nest devices

After Amazon gave select developers access to an SDK for its Echo wireless speaker last month, we now have a few examples of what you can do with it. Developer Jeffrey Bachand has built apps allowing Echo to control his smart lights, which are connec...

IT Hiring Outlook Is Upbeat, Study Finds

A first-quarter 2015 "reality check" survey by IT staffing firm TEKsystems finds that IT leaders are bullish on hiring this year.