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Jeff Edwards
Jeff Edwards is a tech writer and analyst with three years of experience covering Information Security and IT. Jeff has written on all things cybersecurity, from APTs to zero-days, and previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.
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Posted on 08.03.18 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast: Prepping For Black Hat and DEF CON

It's conference season, and we're right around the corner from two of the biggest InfoSec conferences in the world: BlackHat and DEF CON. In this episode of Defrag This our fearless hosts discuss their preparations for the hacker cons, what they're looking forward to,...

Posted on 07.27.18 by Jeff Edwards

The Sysadmin Survival Guide

Today marks the 18th Sysadmin day since it was first founded by Ted Kekatos on July 28th, 2000. In honor of Sysadmin day—and the daily struggle of all IT Professionals, we present to you the Sysadmin Survival Guide, a collection of the best sysadmin resources from here...

Posted on 07.19.18 by Jeff Edwards

Managing Network Configuration Changes: Five Best Practices

When your business is growing so is your network. Even when business isn’t booming (thanks economy) your business’ infrastructure can be evolving too. What you need is a software tool that’s able to manage these network configuration changes for you.

Posted on 06.25.18 by Jeff Edwards

The Top Six Alternatives to GitHub

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced it's impending $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub, and developers everywhere have responded with an uproar.   Software professionals  and open-source developers everywhere are ripping the cat stickers off their laptops and seeking...

Posted on 05.23.18 by Jeff Edwards

Managed File Transfer SLAs: More Important Than Hot Pizza

Rather than dive into the Managed File Transfer (MFT) VS. Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) debate, I want to talk about a critical distinguishing characteristic of any file transfersolution, be it of either strain. This characteristic is the Service Level Agreement...

Posted on 05.22.18 by Jeff Edwards

The Meltdown Never Ended: Microsoft and Google Find New Meltdown/Spectre Vuln

Well, the time has come, the latest installment in of our favorite saga is finally upon us, and we can't wait to see where the story is going next. No, I'm not talking about the Solo: A Star Wars Story, I'm talking about the saga that is the Meltdown/Spectre chip flaws,...

Posted on 05.09.18 by Jeff Edwards

A Year Later, Equifax Finally Reveals Full extent of Breach

A year has passed since the worst data breach of 2017, and Equifax has finally revealed the full extent of the personal data and information stolen by hackers who accessed its databases in May 2017. 

Posted on 05.07.18 by Jeff Edwards

Video Demo: Using REST APIs with MOVEit 2018

One of our main goals with MOVEit 2018 was to enhance interoperability with other services and applications. That means more powerful workflows, and minimizing manual efforts and development time.

Posted on 05.04.18 by Jeff Edwards

Podcast: The Biggest IT Stories from April 2018

New month, new IT stories, and some (not so) new security problems. And what a month it’s been! From data leaks to the jailbroken Nintendos, April kept us on our toes.

Posted on 04.20.18 by Jeff Edwards

Hong Kong Broadband Network Exposes Data of 380,000 Customers

The personal data of 380,000 customers of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), has been hacked, according to a statement from the company.

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