The thrill of the “chase” and the challenge of solving the “who done it”. I’ve learned a lot over the years. What works… what doesn’t work. What helps… what hinders.
Like any Detective “on the job” for so many years… it would be impossible to pass on to you everything I would really like to. So let’s go with the tips I think will give you the biggest ROI if you apply them.
Tips from a Network Detective
- Be Methodical
- Know What is Normal (Knowledge is Key)
- Get to the “Crime Scene” as Fast as You Can
- Have “Crime Scene Maps” that Help and don’t Hinder
- Let the Clues and Evidence Guide You
- Learn and Improve.
Firewalls are becoming increasingly important in today’s world. Hackers and automated scripts are constantly trying to invade your system and use it for Bitcoin mining, botnets or other things. To prevent these attacks, you can use a firewall on your system. IPTables is the strongest firewall in Linux because it can filter packets in the kernel before they reach the application. Using IPTables is not very easy for Linux beginners. We have created easywall - the simple IPTables web interface . The focus of the software is on easy installation and use. Access this neat software over on github: easywall