Azure Networking Basics

Azure virtual networks provide the key capabilities for resources to communicate with each other:

  • Communicate between Azure resources
  • Communicate with on-premises resources
  • Internet connectivity
  • Isolation and segmentation
  • Filter network traffic
  • Route network traffic
  • Connect multiple virtual networks

A virtual network is composed of many different components including, but not limited to, network interfaces, load balancers, subnets, network security groups, and public IP addresses.


A List of Cybersecurity Subreddits to Follow

Software vulnerabilities are found every day.

In order to ensure the security of your systems, it’s important to stay up to date on cybersecurity news. This can be difficult when 0-day vulnerabilities often go unreported by official sources until it’s far too late.

To be ahead of the curve, you have to read security research published across the internet on various blogs, forums, articles, and newsletters by the researchers themselves. One way to aggregate these security reports is through Reddit. Here is an expansive list of 69 subreddits that you can follow to keep up to date on cybersecurity news.


Top 10 Tech Tools for Working from Home

Due to the recent Covid-19 quarantine, many businesses have been forced to shut down their offices and encourage their employees to work from home. The Wall Street Journal has reported that nearly half of the surveyed companies are now working from home due to Coronavirus. Although the quarantine is temporary, it is very likely that this experiment will cause many businesses to adopt work from home for the long term and choosing the right tools for your business can mean the difference between sinking or floating in this economic plight.

You will have the most success by choosing tools and software that align with the nature of your business. Routines and familiarity greatly increase productivity. If the tools you choose are disruptive to your normal business practices and take a lot of time to adopt or configure, they will affect your productivity negatively.

Here are the top 10 tools and software applications to increase your productivity and streamline common business processes while you are working from home during quarantine.