Category Archives: Security

Reduction in the legal spam.

The majority of the legal spam that I’ve been recieving has been from major marketing mailing list managers. Unsubscribing from each company’s email campaign is a futile game of whack-a-mole. So I directed my efforts on the source of the … Continue reading

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Trust is Everything.

We spend so much time working toward a goal, delivering on an expectation, that it becomes business as usual. People trust me to do my job, I trust others to do theirs. Together we make great teams, great divisions, and … Continue reading

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Sophos UTM and Xbox Live NAT issues

In a previous post about the Sophos UTM, I’ve received some comments about Xbox Live. I’ve recently rebuilt my Sophos UTM and found that my backup configuration files were encrypted with a password I couldn’t locate… my bad. So I’m … Continue reading

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Sophos Home Firewall with Captive Portal Guest Network using Airport Extreme APs

KISS, keep it simple stupid. An old saying I try to keep in mind when working on a solution. My home network hasn’t maintained this zen philosophy. My most recent setup has been driven by a recent discovery that I … Continue reading

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Encrypted Fusion Drives on Older Mac Hardware

A few months ago, I removed my MacBook Pro’s optical drive and replaced it with an inexpensive disk caddy from AmazonĀ and a 120GB Intel SSD disk from BestBuy all told for about $110. After removing the optical drive and placing … Continue reading

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