Comparing Windows Kerberos and NTLM Authentication Protocols

I found a very good article about the protocols you can use with your proxy (Sophos UTM or Sophos XG) on windowsitpro.com: What are the main feature differences between the Windows Kerberos and NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication protocols? Why is the Kerberos protocol generally considered a better authentication option than the NTLM protocol? NTLM … Read more

How to build an IRF-Stack with HP Switches 5xxx

IRF (Intelligent Resilient Framework) is an innovation from H3C. Hewlett-Packard has acquired the H3C switch-technology to build their new 5xxx series. This tutorial is based on the HP 5920AF-24XG Switch (JG296A) but it can be used also with 51xx/55xx switches. With IRF, you can virtualise all physical switches to one virtual-switch, so you have one management-ip, one switching- and … Read more

Sophos Partner Roadshow 2016

You can now register for the Sophos Partner Roadshow in 2016. Discover Sophos Next-Gen Network Security – UTM 9.4, XG Firewall, Firewall Manager, Sandstorm und Project “Leibniz”. Second technical breakout will be about Sophos Cloud, Next-Generation Endpoint & Server Protection, Cloud Web Gateway, Sophos Mobile Control and Next-Generation Data Protection. I will drive on 24th February to Düsseldorf 🙂 … Read more

Cisco access point rescue installation

You can freshly install a software image for the cisco access points from boot CLI (like rmon on routers). If there is no image on the flash device, the device will automatically boot to the CLI otherwise you can press Esc while booting up. First you need to configure an IP address: set IP_ADDR 192.168.1.88 … Read more

Free-AntiVirus with Sophos Home

The future operating system for Sophos next-generation firewall has been released. Sophos has removed the Sophos Endpoint Client but offers a new and free way to secure your private endpoints. Currently, Windows-Clients and Mac-Devices are supported and can be managed at your own cloud account: Sophos Home Just create an account and activate your account: after your … Read more

On our way to Sophos Technical Bootcamp in Cologne

My friend & colleague Dennis & me are on our way to Cologne to the Sophos Technical Bootcamp for the new Sophos XG Firewall OS. I will publish news and secrets about the new OS and the future of this product. I added a new blog category “Sophos XG” cautionary 😉 I will keep you up with news! … Read more