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Malware Analysis Using REMnux

This article explores malware analysis using the open source tool REMnux. It begins with the basics of malware, how it functions, the steps to building a malware analysis kit and then moves on…

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Monitorix: The Lightweight System Monitoring Tool

This article introduces readers to Monitorix, which can be a boon to systems administrators as well as those who like to keep tabs on their systems. Administrators and, for that matter, typical users,…

The CloudSim Framework: Modelling and Simulating the Cloud Environment

CloudSim provides a generalised and extensible simulation framework that enables seamless modelling and simulation of app performance. By using CloudSim, developers can focus on specific systems design issues that they want to investigate,…

Revamp Your IT Career as a Cloud Security Expert

Here’s a ringside view of some exciting and challenging careers in the cloud security realm. The advent of the cloud, which was once a niche concept, has empowered organisations to shift their focus…

Graphing Network Performance with MRTG

This article guides readers on how to use MRTG in order to display the ADSL traffic of a Cisco 877W router with a little help from SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). MRTG (Multi…

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The Nagios Setup Explained

In this article, we shall discuss Nagios, an open source software that is deployed in most data centres to monitor various system and network parameters. The practice of appointing prefects is a time-honoured…

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