Google BBR Algorithm

Google’s BBR algorithm for handling TCP traffic congestion could announce a new Era on the trasnport Control Protocol (TCP). Google announced integration with Google Cloud, a cloud hosting platform offered by Google to thousands of companies and which serves millions of websites on a daily basis. BBR stands for “Bottleneck Bandwidth and RTT (Round-Trip Time),” Continue Reading »

ACI anywhere with Virtual Edge (AVE)

The goal of extending ACI anywhere is becoming real with ACI Virtual Edge (EVE), the next generation of the Application Virtual Switch (AVS) for ACI environments. this should be available until the end of the year, AVE is hypervisor independent, offering consistent policy control across multiple hypervisors. For now the only target hypervisor is VMware. Continue Reading »

Black Hat Europe London 2017

Black Hat Europe in London this year is not a mirage, it’s real! Wake Up, time for action! Briefings, Training, Arsenal and beer you choose! Register here And if you are a student on the cyber security arena, you can get a free scholarship which allows full access to all Briefings on Wednesday, December 6 Continue Reading »

Welcome to CheckPoint R80 API

Automation and orchestration capabilities these days are the key for many Organizations, and this session will show you what can you achieve with the R80.10 API.  Specifically, this session covers: Introduction to using the R80.10 APIs using Postman and Ansible Tips on how to add objects and services to adding rules via CLI RESTful API Continue Reading »

Online proctored exams at Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE launched the Online proctored exams, what this means? You can do your exam at your office, home, etc. with a Proctor online to help if any issue arise (not exam related!). It has off course strict requirements (webcam,mic, etc), and after do some search only certain vendors allow this kind of exam, and Continue Reading »

Checkpoint R80.x Exam News

The CCSE exam is now available for R80. This exam is based on the R80.10 CCSE certification training course. The CCSE Update exam will be released in Q3 2017. This is the fast path for certified professionals that are CCSE certified on previous software versions. R80 CCSA exam is available at Pearson VUE. Please note Continue Reading »

vSphere 6.5 update 1 is out

VMWare published vSphere 6.5 Update 1 with some relevant enhancements, you can read the full article here vSphere 6.5 Update 1 further refines vSphere 6.5 while also adding key additional support and enhancements including: vSphere Client Now Supports 90% of General Workflows The HTML5-based vSphere Client now can support up to 90% of general workflows.  Continue Reading »

Don’t let your VMware VCP lapse

A VMware email come through about my VCP, 3 years it’s too short! No way i will let this expire. So what are the options? (1) Upgrade to VCAP (2) Update with the latest VCP exam (3) Certify in a different technology track At this point i will not move forwards to VCAP, just renew Continue Reading »

Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway!

This giveaway includes: Windows 10, Office 365, Office 2016, Power BI, Azure, Windows 8.1, Office 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, System Center, Cloud, SQL Server and more! Largest FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway! I’m Giving Away MILLIONS of FREE Microsoft eBooks again, including: Windows 10, Office 365, Office 2016, Power BI, Continue Reading »

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls 2017

Cisco is climbing fast, Fortinet faster, PaloAlto still leading and filling their gaps in portfolio and Check Point released finally the R80 for gateways. I predict 4 Leaders next year, it will be a nice race to watch! Full Report on Report Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls 2017 Tags: Gartner, Magic-quadrant, Enterprise, 2017, Firewall

Some DNS Resources Compiled

Working a lot around Response Policy Zone (RPZ) these days, it’s better to start collecting some valuable tools, whitepapers, research, best practises, etc DNS Servers Name Description BIND The most widely used DNS software on the Internet Bundy Integrated authoritative DNS and DHCP server (the continuation of the BIND 10) Dnsmasq A lightweight, easy to Continue Reading »