Tag Archive: Network Backup


Send encrypted files via email, Dropbox, file sharing service, carrier pigeon with USB stick — however you send them, your files are protected. It’s free for both Windows and Mac. Encrypto takes any file or folder and adds AES-256 encryption to it. With encryption, you know your file is incredibly secure and that only the right …

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COMODO Backup has tons of great features for a free backup program. It can backup registry files, files and folders, email accounts, particular registry entries, IM conversations, browser data, partitions, or entire disks like the system drive. Data can be backed up to a local or external drive, CD/DVD, network folder, FTP server, or sent …

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Network and Computer Security

6.857 is an upper-level undergraduate, first-year graduate course on network and computer security. It fits within the department’s Computer Systems and Architecture Engineering concentration. Topics covered include (but are not limited to) the following: Techniques for achieving security in multi-user computer systems and distributed computer systems; Cryptography: secret-key, public-key, digital signatures; Authentication and identification schemes; Intrusion …

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Hot Topics in High-Performance Computing: Networking and Fault Tolerance

Topics: Hot Topics in High Performance Parallel Computing: Networks and Fault Tolerance. Large-scale computer systems such as Petascale or upcoming Exascale machines pose significant challenges on the system and software designers. In this course, we will address to very important topics in this design: HPC networking and Fault Tolerance. The network will soon be the …

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Performance Issues in High Speed Networks

The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students to networking research. The first part of the course (about 67%) provides an introduction to the Internet and the basic methodologies of computer systems performance evaluation, including a detailed discussion of Internet protocols and applications, wired and wireless networking technologies, and networking research paradigms. The …

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List of Free Online Networking Courses and Classes

A variety of free computer networking courses are available online for learners at different levels. These free computer networking courses do not lead to college credit. Students can take advantage of the free courses to advance in a career or to learn new skills in the field of computer science. http://education-portal.com/articles/List_of_Free_Online_Networking_Courses_and_Classes.html

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Bacula is a set of Open Source, computer programs that permit you (or the system administrator) to manage backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of computers of different kinds. Bacula is relatively easy to use and efficient, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and …

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AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a backup solution that allows the IT administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media. Amanda uses native utilities and formats (e.g. dump and/or GNU tar) and can back up …

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