ELK Stack Pt. 2: Collecting logs from remote servers via Beats

In one of my recent posts, Installing Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana (ELK) on Windows Server 2012 R2, I explained how to setup and install an ELK server but it was only collecting logs from itself. That in itself isn’t very Continue reading

IIS 8 with ECC certificates – increasing your SSL Security on Windows Server 2012

What is an ECC Certificate and why would you need one? The main difference with an Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificate is with how the certificate is signed, in this case the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA) is used Continue reading