Firewall Logging & Monitoring

What kinds of events do firewall admins want to monitor? Significant events on firewalls fall into three broad categories: critical system issues (hardware failures and the like), significant authorized administrative

4 Data Recovery Tips from a Completely Dead Drive

Finding your precious disk drive dead can be a stressful and frustrating experience for most, as nobody wants to lose their valuable data. Imagine a scenario where you are knee-deep

Implementing quick excludes in Perl

#! /usr/local/bin/perl -w # Routine to ignore “normal” log entries – after Marcus Ranum’s # “artificial ignorance” # while (<>) { if (/.*popper\[.*: connect from /} { next } elsif