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How To Create a New User and Grant Permissions in MySQL8 on CentOS8

MySQL is one of the most popular database management systems around the world. This open-source database management system helps you to store, organize, and retrieve data. MySQL comes with a lot of options that allows you to grant specific permissions to databases based on user needs.

In this post, we will show you how to create a user and grant permissions in MySQL 8.

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Top 10 Remote Management Tools

Dr. Rachael Bailey September 21, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

As the global coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift (perhaps permanent) towards remote working and learning, the remote management of IT systems is crucial. Our new work culture means that having remote access to our business or organization’s computers and network is not only desirable but essential.

So, what are remote management tools, and how do they work?

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What is Required for HIPAA Compliant Software?

Alexander Wise September 20, 2021 by under HIPAA Compliant Hosting 0 Comments

When choosing which software to use for their business, healthcare organizations must assess whether the software is HIPAA compliant. Many software providers meet HIPAA Security Rule requirements by implementing safeguards to keep patient data secure. However, there’s more to HIPAA-compliant software than security. There are certain requirements that must be met by software providers before they can be considered HIPAA compliant.

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What is an SSL Certificate?

Chelsea Fieler September 19, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

SSL/TLS certificates are an essential security detail of any trusted website and a crucial business requirement for eCommerce websites that expect to generate revenue via a trusted website platform.

The basic function of an SSL certificate is to provide secured communications between the web server and the website user. The SSL certificate gives you the padlock at the top of the browser. It guarantees that the data being served is the data intended by the provider.

However, if you look closer, you will see that there is more to SSL certificates than their surface-level function.

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How to Install Zeek Network Security Monitoring Tool in Ubuntu 20.04

Zeek, formerly known as Bro, is a network security monitoring tool for Linux. It is a free, open-source, and flexible tool that sits on a “sensor,” or cloud platform, and observes network traffic. Zeek monitors and records connections, the volume of packets sent and received, attributes about TCP sessions, and other metadata that is useful for analyzing network behavior. It helps you trace complex events across multiple flows and protocols with ease.

In this post, we will show you how to install the Zeek network security monitoring tool on Ubuntu 20.04.

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How to Install and Setup Apache Spark on Debian 10

Apache Spark is a free, open-source, general-purpose framework for clustered computing. It is specially designed for speed and is used in machine learning to stream processing to complex SQL queries. It is capable of analyzing large datasets across multiple computers and processes the data in parallel. Apache Spark provides APIs for multiple programming languages including Python, R, and Scala. It also supports higher-level tools including GraphX, Spark SQL, MLlib, and more.

In this post, we will show you how to install and configure Apache Spark on Debian 10.

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How to Change Nginx and Apache Port in Linux

Apache is a free, open-source, widely used web server known for its stability, flexibility, and numerous features.

Nginx is an open-source, stable, and most popular web server on the internet. It is used as a load-balancer, web reverse proxy, or as a POP and IMAP proxy server.

In this post, we will show you how to change the Nginx and Apache default port in Linux.

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How to Secure SSH Service with Port Knocking

Hitesh Jethva September 14, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you want to allow users to access specific services on your server without open a firewall, you can use port knocking. Port knocking is a method that allows you to secure your service from unauthorized users. Port knocking allows incoming connections when a correct sequence of connection attempts is received.

In this post, we will secure open SSH port 22 with port knocking. This port will only be opened when someone requests the ports 7000, 8000, 9000 in sequence.

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How to Configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP Server on Ubuntu 20.04

Hitesh Jethva September 13, 2021 by under Tutorials, VPS Hosting 0 Comments

A mail server is very useful when you own a website or web application and want to send transactional emails to users. Postfix is a free and open-source Mail Transfer Agent used to send and receive emails. Postfix is absolutely free, so you don’t need to rely on third-party service providers like Sendgrid or Pepipost. You can easily install and configure Postfix to send emails through your local application.

In this post, we will show you how to install and configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP server on Ubuntu 20.04.

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