Thursday, June 19, 2014

What is the Difference Between TCP and UDP?

You’ve probably seen references to TCP and UDP when setting up port-forwarding on a router or when configuring firewall software. These two protocols are used for different types of data.
Both of these protocols are used to send data over the Internet or a local network. When configuring some network hardware or software, you may need to know the difference.

6 Advanced Tips for Securing the Applications on Your PC With EMET

The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit is Microsoft’s best-kept security secret. It’s easy toinstall EMET and quickly secure many popular applications, but there’s a lot more you can do with EMET.
EMET won’t pop up and ask you questions, so it’s a set-it-and-forget-it solution once you set it up. Here’s how to secure more applications with EMET and fix them if they break.

How to Install Software on Linux

Installing software works differently on Linux. Instead of visiting a website, you’ll usually need to grab the software from your Linux distribution’s software repositories with its package manager. This sounds complicated, but is actually simpler than installing software on Windows.