Internet’s Influence and How It Change Our Lives

Remember years ago when the internet was in its infancy and every second article you read about it in the mainstream media had to do with dark and dangerous scenarios such as exploitation of minors or identification theft? As someone who immediately embraced this new medium, I was continually defending it’s potential for enhancing our […]

Getting Savvy About Computer Security

Becoming computer savvy about security does not mean hanging out at MIT. All it takes is assessing a computer’s needs and matching those with a good solution. What can be surprising is that making a computer secure might not even cost anything more than time. Knowing the operating system of the computer is the very […]

Passive Measurement and Analysis (PMA) Project Data Tools

The current PMA measurement design, which utilizes a collection of independent monitors, includes more than 21 passive monitors. These monitors take regular measurements on a variety of networks, ranging from FDDI to OC12 and from ATM to POS. Traces are collected, post-processed, encoded (anonymized), and then made publicly available on the NLANR PMA website for […]