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Forwarding Ports with Iptables in Linux: A How-To Guide

Port forwarding also referred to as port mapping, is a method for allowing remote devices to connect to a specific service within your private local-area network (LAN). As the name suggests, the process involves forwarding requests for a specific port to another port or network. It modifies the destination of the packet in-flight and is considered a type of network …

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Generating SSH Key Pairs with PuTTY to Connect to a VPS

Security is a prime consideration for server admins, especially when there is a need to access servers remotely at regular intervals. Protection from cyber-attacks is of crucial importance to streamline workflows and to ensure business continuity. The standard practice of using a username and password is highly insecure, unsafe, and ineffective. You need a robust and advanced method like SSH …

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Ensuring Safe VPN Access with Private OpenVPN: How to Install and Get Started

The importance of data security in the modern business industry cannot be over-emphasized. It is extremely important for individuals to ensure their privacy and online safety, let alone businesses and corporations. There are well-disguised scams and viruses hiding at almost every turn and corner on the internet. Even remaining as vigilant as you possibly can, you can still be at …

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Taking the Cutthroat World of Ecommerce by Storm with CTO Cloud Powered by CloudSigma

Customer Profile CartNinja helps its customers quickly create checkout pages to start selling online without the hassles of developing full-blown eCommerce sites. It is a product that provides users with a fast alternative solution to list and sell products online with ease. “We believe that eCommerce tools should be completely accessible to any aspiring online shopping business. CartNinja allows its …

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How to Build Robust Security Measures to Protect Your Servers

Introduction When working on cloud infrastructure, your primary concern is making sure your applications are fully operational. One important inclusion of your setup and deployment process is to build effective, thorough, and robust security measures into your apps or systems before they are offered to the public. Instead of retroactively implementing security measures post-deployment, it is important to ensure that …

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You have a web crawling service? See how CloudSigma can match your scalability and cost efficiency requirements

Customer Profile Grepsr is a leading cloud powered web scraping service. It provides custom solutions to extract public data for non-technical individuals and teams that need data extracted, aggregated, and organized so they can focus on more important things. Its managed platform helps companies with everything they need to capture, normalize and effortlessly bring data into their systems. The data …

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GDPR and Cloud Computing – Challenges and Opportunities

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25th 2018. As a result, companies of all sizes must review the changes issued by the GDPR and identify the organisational and technical implications specific to them. With less than a month before the imposed deadline, many companies are still not considered “GDPR-ready”. A lot of them …