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Kali Linux VMware – The Complete 2021 Guide

  Kali Linux is a popular and powerful Linux distribution that comes with many security tools built right in.  If you have ever head of BackTrack, BackTrack became Kali Linux in 2013.  It is a Debian based distribution.  A distribution like Kali is important for security professionals because it comes with so many tools baked …

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How to Get Started With VMware vSphere Security

When you hear the word security in today’s information technology climate, you may feel shivers down your spine.  IT security has been a rapidly growing field for some time now.  The news has been full of stories dealing with data breaches, ransomware, and lots of things you hopefully have not experienced in your environment.  Whether …

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An Introduction to Security Advisories and Response for VMware vSphere Administrators

While responding to a security advisory may not be a daily occurrence in a VMware vSphere environment, the occasion still arises when a prompt response is needed. This will depend on a number of different things, like how critical the threat is, and what processes your organization may already have in place. If you do …

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#VMworld 2017 – VMware Changes the Security Space with AppDefense

As technologists, security is a part of our daily lives.  If it isn’t it should be.  After all, just look at the recent Ransomware outbreaks that have crossed the news headlines. Now, let’s grossly simplify how some security software works.  Many times, when we’re using a security product, it has a definition database.  This database, …

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Ransomware, Because Malware Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

Unfortunately, spyware and malware are things we’re all to used to as computer users. We’ve been scanning and quarantining for years, and sometimes that’s hasn’t been enough, forcing us to rebuild whole systems. I’m not even talking about the impact these things have in an enterprise computing environment, which can be catastrophic. Many of us …

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