Monthly Archives: December 2015

What’s Wrong With the Internet?

How many times have you received that call or even made the statement that “The Internet is Down?” Or perhaps the “Internet is Slow?” Obviously these statements are very rarely true. As a whole, the Internet is functional and it … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2015 to All

I wanted to thank all of the PacketU readers for their comments and feedback this year. From my family to yours, I want to¬†wish everyone a very¬†Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. See you in ’16!

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DNC – What does “dropped the firewall” even mean?

In a CNN article that discusses Sander’s access to the Clinton campaign information, I found the following statement– The breach occurred when the vendor, NGP VAN, which supplies access to the database of voter information for both campaigns dropped the firewall, … Continue reading

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Internet Redundancy with ASA SLA and IPSec

I’ve seen a lot of examples of redundant Internet connections that use SLA to track a primary connection. The logic is that the primary Internet connection is constantly being validated by pinging something on that ISP’s network and routing floats … Continue reading

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