Cisco White Paper on IPS 4500 & 4300 Series Sensors

Vendors are rarely believable when data sheets state the performance of IPS systems. That’s partly the fact that IPS performance is variable according to types of inspection rules that are configured and the amount of traffic hitting those rules, in use. In short, IPS performance is determined by the complexity of the rules you choose to […]

Restrictions on Multi-Context Enhancements for Cisco ASA Software Release 9.0 – Updated

Another sign that it’s time to stop buying service modules for Catalyst 6500. This is not the time for dedicated hardware appliances such as ACE or ASA Service Modules. Mulitcontext support for routing and VPN is not available on C6500 ASA Service Module.   Multi-Context Enhancements Enhances the current ASA Multicontext capability to include support for […]

On Apple Disabling Java by Default

Apple is disabling Java by default in the last update which is a perfect solution to the risk that Java presents to the desktop. At the same time, it’s drives a stake into the heart of Java.