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How to convert Cisco ASA K8 to K9

Before I start this topic, do you aware what the different between K8 image and K9 Image? In short, K stand for Crypto, K8 is DES (Base Encryption) and K9 is 3DES (Stronger Encryption). In term of ordering process, K9 require more process on documentation and government approval, usually distributor or re-seller will not stock […]

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Cisco ASA Firewall with FirePOWER Service

Until today, small to midsized businesses (SMBs), midsized organizations, and distributed enterprises requiring advanced threat protection have been underserved. These organizations have had to settle for costly, impractical-to-administer, point solutions, including legacy next-generation firewalls, or less secure Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions. The new Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Services 5506-X, 5508-X, and 5516-X are purpose-built […]


Why we need Next-Gen Firewall?

We see this in the news on a seemingly weekly basis: large corporations get hacked and lose sensitive data. At first glance we might think that large businesses are the primary targets of hackers. However beneath the headlines is a more alarming problem. The truth is that small businesses and distributed enterprises like yours are […]

Why SSL VPN better then IPsec VPN

When come to Virtual Private Network, IT Personal always have a difficulties to differentiate between SSL VPN and IPsec VPN? What the Pros and Cons between SSL VPN and IPsec VPN. Of the two technology choices for remote access using a VPN connection, IPsec is an older technology, whereas SSL VPN is a newer and—in […]


Overview of FIFO and WFQ First-in-first-out (FIFO) and weighted fair queuing (WFQ) are the two primary default queuing mechanisms that are implemented on Cisco routers. Despite a number of drawbacks, FIFO is the most-used queuing mechanism and it is supported in all versions of Cisco IOS. WFQ, which dynamically divides available bandwidth by a calculation […]

Computer Networks

One of the primary purposes of a network is to increase productivity by linking computers and computer networks, so that people have easy access to information regardless of differences in time, place, or type of computer system. Components of a network Because companies have adopted networks as part of their business strategy, they typically subdivide […]

Network Applications

Network applications are software programs that run between different computers connected together on a network. Network applications Network applications are software programs that run between different computers connected together on a network. Some of the more common uses of network applications include using a web browser program to find content from the World Wide Web, […]

DIY Cisco Console Cable

Do you have any idea how much a pieces of Original Cisco Console Cable? Does DIY Cisco Console Cable cheaper? According to the vendor ,the Original Cisco Console Cable worth approximate RM100 above (60USD++). Usually Cisco console cable only come with each Cisco product you bought, but I found that ebay just sold at around […]

Basic Networking Terminology

Computer networking, like most industries, has its own jargon, which includes technical terms, abbreviations, and acronyms. Without a good grasp of the terminology, it will be difficult to understand the concepts and processes involved in networking. The following list of terms and their definitions is intended to be a quick reference that defines some of […]