Monthly Archives: May 2016

Bits are cheap! Don’t sell yourself short on key length

Using SSH keys to perform password-free login is quite common in Unix hosts and in  Appliances that have embedded Unix (like Storwize products). You effectively have a public key which is shared  and a private key (usually with a PPK extension) … Continue reading

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Triple 000 app – a recommended app for all your smart devices

I want to draw my Australian friends to an app called “Emergency +”, available for your smart device (Apple, Android and Windows). The scenario is simple.  You see something terrible:  a fire; a car crash; a natural disaster.  The standard response is simple: … Continue reading

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Exact MSP Space Accounting on a Storwize Pool

I have blogged in the past about the classic IT Story, The Cuckoo’s Egg by Clifford Stoll.   A true story that details how Clifford discovered a hacker while trying to account for 9 seconds of mainframe processing time. I was … Continue reading

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