Tag: IP

CWG PLC: Invitation To a Breakfast Session on IP Surveillance on April 29th

Computer Warehouse Group (CWG), one of the fastest growing information and communication technology companies in Africa, is organizing a breakfast session on IP Surveillance Solution. The theme of the Breakfast Session is “Detect and curb physical security threat in your environment”. The session will afford you details on how the IP surveillance technology may be Read More

7 IT Mistakes That Will Get You Fired

It’s hard to get a good job in IT these days, but it’s all too easy to lose one. There are lots of reasons for instant termination. Failure to fulfill your obligation to protect your employer’s digital assets or abusing your vast powers for your own nefarious ends are two sure ways to end up on the unemployment line. You Read More

The Mach 5 – Cobranet’s New Flagship WiFi Modem

On 1st of June, 2012, Cobranet ISP replaced its flagship internet modem, the CN438, with the more modern UGO Mach5. Targeted at homes and small offices, the new modem boasts of an array of features, which includes a higher data transfer rate and, more importantly, an in-built WIFI router. I picked up one of these Read More

How To Secure Your WordPress Blog – Part 3

The listed combination of plugins are recommended to make your WordPress blog more secure. The individual plugins may not be the best available, but the combination works very well for your site. Word of caution here. My recommendations are based on the following assumptions: – That what you have is a fresh wordpress installation. This Read More

VPS – The First Steps

A VPS Web server acts as a stand-alone server, complete with its own users, IP addresses, memory, root access, and configuration files. The size of these virtual servers can be adjusted much more easily than physical servers, making them a versatile asset for anyone using them.Basically, you pay for resources as you need them. “Scalability” Read More

Virtual Private Servers (VPS)

For a while now, I have toyed with the idea of moving away from the harrowing experience called SHARED WEB HOSTING. Perhaps the major restraint I have had is the cost factor. While the term “Shared Hosting” may sound strange to some, the fact is, if you own a website, chances are that you are Read More

How to Detect Anonymous IP Addresses

As the fraudsters are now becoming more sophisticated in bypassing the Geo-location controls by using proxies (Anonymous IPs) to spoof their IP address, it has become very much necessary to come up with a means for detecting the proxies so that the authenticity of the users can be verified. Using a proxy (web proxy) is Read More

Importance Of Domain Registrars

When it comes to setting up your own blog, it’s pretty well understood that you need to have your own domain and that it needs to be under your control. However, people view the process of setting up a domain as being completely different from that of setting up hosting. Where most people are meticulous Read More

Big Brother Is Watching

“If the Internet were your living room, there would be crowds of people peeking through the windows,” says Mark Ghuneim, CEO of New York digital marketing agency Wiredset, “and you would have unwittingly granted them permission to watch and record everything going on.” Among the Peeping Toms: George Orwell’s figurative Big Brother—the government—but also, potentially, Read More

Network Your Homes Wirelessly – Final Words

We would be using the hardware listed below for our networking project. Of course, yours would most likely vary from this.With this set-up in place, any device can be connected to the network wirelessly to share its resources. – Samsung N110 netbook (referred to as the Host PC) – Starcomms USB internet modem – Samsung Read More

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