View blogs | Login
Dec 16, 2015
Views: 183682

Cloud Benefits In-House

Mike P

The cloud has been one of the hottest sectors in the technology industry, without reason. The cloud embraces several important technical advances that improve performance and security. And for some it can mean cost savings. But not everyone can trust the ...

Sep 16, 2015
Views: 323432

Be Like Hillary and Run Your Own Servers

Mike P

Secretary Clinton wanted control of her information. Don?t you? Do you really have it when you?re using someone else?s servers? Whatever you think of Hillary Clinton, she had reasons for running her own email server. These reasons are worth ...

Aug 18, 2015
Views: 137213

6 Tips for Safe Remote Computing

Mike P

We put the best security capabilities we can into our products, but we can't do it all. You should be aware of other products and - more importantly - safe practices that thwart the common cyber attacks that victimize innocent users. In a previou ...

Feb 26, 2015
Views: 220324

MS Exchange Does a Lot, But You Can Make It Do More

Mike P

Do you have Microsoft Exchange Server? You probably do, almost everyone does. Exchange does a lot for you, but it doesn't do everything. Third party solutions can make a Microsoft Exchange Server more secure, provide failover backup, and enable it to ...

Feb 22, 2015
Views: 360747

Not Everyone Wants the Cloud

Mike P

For all its benefits, cloud computing requires customers to take a leap of faith that their provider will secure their information. Cloud computing is the hot thing in IT and the companies will tell you moving to the cloud is inevitable ...

Oct 17, 2014
Views: 452098

POODLE Vulnerability Fixes (Disable SSLv3 and SSLv2)

Mike P

Introduction POODLE allows malicious attempts on a server's SSLv3 protocol via man in the middle attack. Anything web based that uses this protocol can be compromised. POODLE Fix For Apache And Nginx For Some Linux Flavors Nginx Web ServerEx: Ubun ...

Oct 15, 2014
Views: 472204

TCP Tuning

Mike P

How to tune TCP connections on your network NOTE: These methods are best kept for dedicated servers with not many other applications running. For example, a dedicated Syncrify Server. In this blog, we're going to explore and optimize some factors t ...

Oct 6, 2014
Views: 122294

SynaMan, PCI Compliance and SSL Vulnerability Scan Ratings

Mike P

PCI Compliance and SynaMan Online File Sharing NOTE: The latest SynaMan distribution does not have this issue because it ships with Java 1.8 and an enhanced set of key types. This article is only relevant for versions of SynaMan using Java 1.6. I ...

Sep 17, 2013
Views: 327124

Linux: Starting Programs On Boot

Mike P

Introduction There are many flavors of Linux today. In some scenarios it isn't possible to know all of the features of each flavor and while knowing the basis of Linux helps, it can be helpful and sometimes more convenient to know what each fl ...

Jun 21, 2013
Views: 309145

Amazon S3 & Syncrify

Mike P

Amazon S3 is a cloud service used to store files. While it is possible to use Syncrify server in conjunction with Amazon S3, there are some important notes to consider. Amazon S3 / Syncrify Issues & Concerns Is Amazon S3 charging u ...

About Mike P

Image for Mike P


Social Media

Powered by