The Insecure Wire

a network engineers perspective

About

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Welcome to theinsecurewire.com an IT networking and security blog.
My name is Nick Eoannidis and i have been an computer networking and security enthusiast since i was around 15. I have been fascinated with computers and all that they can do from a very early age. My key interests in the networking and security fields are:

Switching / Routing / Wireless
Data center Networking / Virtualization / Software Defined Networking / Network Functions Virtulization

Network Security / Network Monitoring and Management
Penetration Testing / Hacking Techniques

I am a trained and qualified network engineer. After completing my BSc in Internetworking and Security at University I worked hard to acquire a few certifications to endorse my skill sets with product vendors such as Cisco, VMware, Riverbed and EC-Council. I like to do the certification once i design and implement a product set from a vendor. I currently hold the title of Unified Enterprise Architect for a college in my home town of Fremantle, Western Australia.

I’ve created theinsecurewire.com to blog about my experiences in the networking industry, I have used so many how-to’s, fixes and tips from IT based blogs and sites on the internet, so I figured it was time to give back to the community.

Some of the technologies i have worked with, but not limited to:
Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall
Cisco Catalyst Switches
Cisco ASA
Cisco ISR Routers
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)
Cisco UCS
Cisco Nexus Switches
VMware vSphere
VMware View
Riverbed Steelhead
F5 Networks LTM / GTM / APM
EMC Clariion
EMC VNX
HP DL380’s
HP Bladesystem
Microsoft Windows Server 2k, 2k3, 2k8r2, 2012
Linux – Debian and Red hat based distro’s
Cisco Prime LMS (Formerly CiscoWorks)
Cisco Prime Infrastructure (Formerly Cisco WCS)
Cacti, MRTG, ipTraf, shellinabox – network monitoring tools

Originally published as ‘About The Insecure Wire Blog’


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