My professional interests are: Cyber Security, Fin-tech, POS Validation, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Highly available data-centers and cloud computing
I specialise in Architecture and Design of Cloud Services, Blockchain, Azure, AWS, GCL, Datacenter Virtualisation, Security, and Web Technologies. I typically manage projects using Agile methodologies such as SCRUM.
My previous work experience includes architecture in highly scalable and performing CloudServices, Fin-tech and a passion for Security.
• Heading IT Teams, Architecture at various sites in Malta and the UK, including Healthcare, iGaming, Banking, Fintech & Manufacturing.
• Vast knowledge of virtualization products including cloud computing & Virtual Desktop solutions.
• Fluent with various flavours of Linux, Windows, Exchange and SQL products
• Seasoned in Networking, Security and Threat Management solutions
•. Datacenter and cloud hosting management solutions.
• Team and Unit Operations Management, business development and Client Facing experience
• Passionate about security being PaloAlto networks evangelist and cyberforce member
There are a few things that when setting up a new Palo Alto firewall you always do, you can save / export the running config and upload to a new firewall, but this will change your IP address etc. You can ssh into the management interface of your firewall. and paste the commands below set… Read More »
A quick way to add Dynamic External Lists to your Paloalto firewall via cli is as follows. login to your firewall via SSH. type configure and paste the below set external-list tor-threats type ip url http://panwdbl.appspot.com/lists/ettor.txt recurring hourly set external-list spamhaus-drop type ip url http://panwdbl.appspot.com/lists/shdrop.txt recurring hourly set external-list spamhaus-edrop type ip url http://panwdbl.appspot.com/lists/shedrop.txt recurring… Read More »
To Renew the certificate on your PAN Traps ESM, there are 2 processes. First you need to update the certificate in the IIS Default site where ESM Console is running. you can install the certificate in the web folder. Secondly to update the core module (otherwise your Traps agents will not connect), you need to.… Read More »
Most InfoSec teams have been asked to disable ciphers older than TLS 1.2. Doing this involves multiple registry changes. Having to do this on multiple servers it becomes a huge deal, below you can find a PowerShell script which disables all the ciphers. Some might fail as previous ciphers will have already been disabled as… Read More »
Sometimes you need to export a virtual machine, if this machine has been used extensively it tends to be larger than the actual free space on the machine, in order for you to remove this delete space from being exported run the following commands dd if=/dev/zero of=zerofill bs=1M The command above will zerofill all free… Read More »
Download the Driver Browser to the Prolific site to download the driver and install it. Here’s the URL at the time of this writing: http://www.prolific.com.tw/us/showproduct.aspx?p_id=229&pcid=41 Discover Driver Numbers The driver will need them so that it can be associated with your USB device. Click on Apple -> About This Mac and and click System Report. Select USB and scroll until… Read More »
Has anyone been successful in adding an Intel s3610 SSD as a datastore on VSphere 6.0? I have tried several times without success. The process starts and shows in the recent tasks as “Create VMFS datastore”, but keeps running and never completes. I have successfully added other non-SSD drives without any issues. I tried reinstalling a clean copy… Read More »
INSTALLING THE NVIDIA VIRTUAL GPU MANAGER FOR VSPHERE The NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager runs on ESXi host. It is provided as a VIB file, which must be copied to the ESXi host and then installed. Package installation To install the vGPU Manager VIB you need to access the ESXi host via the ESXi Shell or… Read More »
NVIDIA GRID vGPU NVIDIA GRID vGPU enables multiple Virtual Machines (VM) to have simultaneous, direct access to a single physical GPU, using the same NVIDIA graphics drivers that are deployed on non-virtualized Operating Systems. Under the control of NVIDIA’s GRID Virtual GPU Manger, which runs in the XenServer Control Domain (dom0), GRID physical GPUs are… Read More »
Nvidia’s GRID vGPU technology is natively supported in XenDesktop, so let me show you how this feature works and some tips that go along with it. Citrix XenDesktop’s support for GPU virtualization allows virtual desktop users to run graphics-heavy applications with fantastic performance, gone are the days when your vdi is limited to mediocre graphics. Citrix added the capability for… Read More »