UNIX, Security, and Privacy

Why can't email be secure?

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2014/01/why-cant-email-be-secure/ 2014-01-29

A blog article I did for Silent Circle back in August, about why email (in its current form) can’t be secure.

FreeBSD & Raspberry Pi GPS/NTP

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2014/01/freebsd-raspberry-pi-gps-ntp/ 2014-01-23

I’ve been needing to have a reliable time server and yet I don’t need something that is large, or consumes a lot of power.

JunOS and Event scripting

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2014/01/junos-event-scripting/ 2014-01-07

I recently ran into an issue where the mib2d daemon was consuming more than its fair share of memory.

VMware vCenter Server Appliance Migration

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2013/11/vmware-vcenter-appliance-migration/ 2013-11-10

With the release of vCenter Server Appliance 5.5, its finally worth moving things off the old vCenter Server.

Juniper SRX and mobile IPSec

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2013/10/juniper-srx-mobile-ipsec/ 2013-10-03

I like IPSec because it was designed to bind 2 networks together from the beginning.

Juniper SRX and Suite B

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2013/09/juniper-srx-suite-b/ 2013-09-24

Starting with JunOS 12.1X45, Juniper offers Suite B crypto on their SRX firewalls.

Rancid and JunOS

https://cryptomonkeys.com/2013/09/rancid-junos/ 2013-09-24

Rancid is a collection of perl bits which are able to login to various network devices and extract their configurations.