Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login

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I received an email from Facebook today notifying me that someone logged into my facebook account via XMPP. The message I received was “Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login”. Although, I normally do log in to Facebook from Pidgin with XMPP. I’ve never received a notification before regarding it. Although this notices are normal for me, as […]

Certified Fort Myers PCI-DSS Consultant, PCI-DSS Compliance, PCI-DSS Auditing

Does your Fort Myers Business need to comply with PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)? Online Scanning Tools, do not provide any real protection from data fraud risks. When working to maintaining PCI-DSS compliance, the only true way to safeguard your customers is with a properly trained and certified Information Security Consultant. Performing an […]

Small Business IT Security Trends to watch in 2013

  1. End of Windows XP Support April 2014 2. Two Factor Authentication 3. Password Management 4. Annual Security Audits 5. Java Vulnerabilities   Foreword: Small Businesses experience difference risks than bigger companies. Fortunately, the intimacy of many small businesses means that they naturally avoid some of the more difficult to management risks of large […]

Complete List of IT Security Certifications (Updated March 2013)

List of IT Security Certifications, Including, IT Risk, IT Governance, IT Audit Certifications, IT Forensics. This list is constantly being amended to include new certifications, if you’re aware of a missing certification, please post it, and we’ll make sure to update the list. Vendor Acronym Full Name Cost (Americas USD) (ISC)2 CISSP Certified Information Systems […]

Which IT Certification is right for me? How to choose an IT Certification.

So you’re looking for an “IT Certification”? Firstly, allow me to outline that this list is far from complete, and serves only as a very basic introduction into some of the most common certifications, and some of my personal opinions on them. If you have suggestions to add to this list please leave a comment […]

How to purge Product Keys from Windows Server 2012

While in the process of doing a new Virtualized Server 2012 Roll-out, I stumbled upon something interesting. Once the Server OS was installed, I pulled up the Activation Window and it appeared that a key had already been entered that did not match what was on the COA. The key that was present was unable […]

Using Microsoft Windows Certificate Authority (CA) Certificates on Cisco IOS

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I couldn’t find a guide that combined all of the necessary steps together. This guide assumes you already have SSH/telnet/terminal access to your router and already have a functioning Windows Certificate Authority, I used 2K8R2 but I’m sure you could use 2K3, 2K3R2 or 2K8. Heads up, on older versions of IOS, “pki” needs to […]

HTTP Error 500.21 – Internal Server Error Handler “PageHandlerFactory-Integrated” has a bad module “ManagedPipelineHandler” in its module list error. on Amazon EC2

I was attempting to update our installation of ScorpionSoft’s AuthAnvil product on our Amazon EC2 installation and after updating to the latest version of their software (5.0 at this time), I started receiving a HTTP Error 500.21 – Internal Server Error Handler “PageHandlerFactory-Integrated” has a bad module “ManagedPipelineHandler” in its module list error. It turns out […]