Month: May 2017

IP Block Lists

There are many ways to protect your network.  One of the many ways EITS works to protect their clients is with a “honey pot” the unsuspecting hacker or hacker bot finds.  They or their mechanisms try to hack any number of services (mail, ftp, ssh, etc) which we detect then […]

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Programmatically block TOR networks easily

There are many reasons to block TOR networks. Unchecked anonymity of your staff to surf without accountability Hackers and the dregs of the Internet like to use it as a platform to do criminal acts online and potentially attack you anonymously It’s a potential vector for information leakage …and more. […]

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Maximizing Network Bandwidth

We recently ran into issues with Broadcom (QLogic) network cards on a few servers.  Turning Jumbo Frames on to increase capacity allowing 9,000 bytes instead of the default 1,500 bytes actually caused us to experience a dramatic reduction in overall capacity and bandwidth.  I used a program called iperf to […]

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Automated scrapper to gather email addresses

This is a two fold post about how we can leverage programming, scripting and other tools in our tool belt to automate tasks and make IT work look easy (although it isn’t always easy) and about IT security. Demonstrate an automated method to automatically download and parse email addresses from […]

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De-Cloud from NuWave 360!

Without much help from NuWave Partners in Technology we managed to migrate EVERYTHING from a clients 360 Cloud deployment back to a hybrid on-premise and Office 365 configuration. Things we managed to grab making the transition easy for us and the client: The entire Active Directory infrastructure The entire DNS […]

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N2000 Series Switcehs from Dell

Switch Fabric Upgrade: Savings of $5600

We did a switch fabric upgrade for a client.  They ordered a quantify of 4, Dell N2024 switches with two fiber SFP’s. They were using older HP Pro Curves, then they switched to Cisco Small Business switches but the throughput wasn’t good enough so we switched them to the Dell […]

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