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🕒 Reading Time: 2 minutes It is common to servers are remotely accessible via the TCP 3389 port (default port). In some situations, when a more secure environment is needed, changing the remote access port can be useful. This article explains how to change the RDP port on a Windows and Linux servers. To change RDP port on a Windows […]

🕒 Reading Time: 5 minutes The Internet of Things Consumers are ready for their lives to be networked, and manufacturers are more than willing to provide the devices to fill this demand. The issue with many of these vendors is that they place usability above security, such as by providing insecure default configurations. These configurations are designed to be deployed […]

🕒 Reading Time: 6 minutes First and foremost, happy new year! Last year was very eventful for the cybersecurity industry, with major breaches such as the Office the Personnel Management and Anthem Blue Cross exposing potentially millions of individuals to identity theft and worse. On top of that, DDoS attacks are getting bigger, stronger and more frequent, leveling larger and […]

🕒 Reading Time: < 1 minute In this video the SD Laravel Meetup group shows how to create services by integrating Pusher. Learn about the features of PUSHER that include: Flexible Pub/Sub MessagingLive User ListsAccess control/authentication  

🕒 Reading Time: < 1 minute In August our friends from San Diego Larvel Meetup group had a meetup that covered debugging Laravel. Eric Van Johnson had lots of awesome Tips and Tricks for debugging in Laravel.Topics covered at this Meetup included the following: var_dumpDie and DumpQuery DebuggingUsing XDebug

🕒 Reading Time: < 1 minute This post is part of our new series where we feature Meetups we have hosted in the past. On July 21st we hosted a Meetup for the San Diego PostgreSQL group. At this Meetup Octavio Alvarez covered Quickbread, a project creating a generic UI for PostgreSQL data. This talk was a live demonstrating his proof-of-concept, explaining […]

🕒 Reading Time: 3 minutes The processor is your server’s brain. It’s common knowledge that the slower your processor, the slower your website or application. For people who need to reserve 100% of the server’s processor power, there is no better solution than a dedicated server. How does the processor effect your site or application? When the processor gets hit with […]

🕒 Reading Time: 4 minutes In this post, we are going to walk you through setting up a single cloud server, and then we’ll turn it into a group (“cluster”) of cloud servers. Following this process, you now will be able to provide hundreds of servers in a matter of minutes with our new clustering functionality. First, let’s look at […]

🕒 Reading Time: < 1 minute Tonight the San Diego Laravel group will be at our office. Tonight’s discussion will be on how to create services using Pusher. The Meetup will start at 7:00 PM. We will have pizza and soda. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, and meet people. Learn about the features of PUSHER that include: Flexible […]

🕒 Reading Time: 3 minutes The purpose of this article is to introduce you to our new Storage product. I’ll walk you through the ordering process, how to connect to your new storage, managing users, and accessing your storage through the various available methods. This service has launched as an early access program, and participants will receive their first 5GB free during this period of […]

🕒 Reading Time: 8 minutes Early in March, while studying the ChinaZ threat, it became readily apparent that default passwords were being used for more than just a supplementary attack vector. Several bots relied heavily, if not exclusively, on systems with weak and/or default passwords to spread. We setup a system with weak and default passwords to capture any and […]

🕒 Reading Time: < 1 minute On Wednesday, July 22nd the San Diego Laravel user group will be meeting at for two presentations. The first presentation is from Jason McCallister, talking about how to deploy Laravel applications to Heroku. The second presentation is from John Congdon, discussing Laravel Socialite, a module that makes it easy to use OAuth for logging […]