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Secure /tmp and /dev/shm partition

Posted on 02 November 2010

This is you secure your VPS partitions in ssh Is it a Dedicated server OR a VPS? If it’s a Dedicated server, edit the /etc/fstab file vi /etc/fstab replace “defaults” in front of /tmp, /dev/shm to nosuid,noexec,rw Save the file and remount the partitions: mount -o remount /tmp mount -o remount /dev/shm To secure /var/tmp, […] Continue Reading

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Ten Steps to Survival by Innovation

Posted on 17 March 2010

Continuous innovation is required to survive in business, beginning with your startup, and increasing in importance as your business matures. Technologists often insist that new things can’t be invented on a schedule, but successful companies seem to be able to do it. Many people have tried to define a process for innovation, but most are too abstract for me. Finally I found a book, Continue Reading

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Benefits Of Ecommerce

Posted on 04 November 2009

E Commerce is one of the most important facets of the Internet to have emerged in the recent times. Ecommerce or electronic commerce involves carrying out business over the Internet with the assistance of computers, which are linked to each other forming a network. To be specific ecommerce would be buying and selling of goods […] Continue Reading

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The Lure of E-commerce

Posted on 04 November 2009

The following list summarizes what might be called the “lure of e-commerce”: Lower transaction costs – if an e-commerce site is implemented well, the web can significantly lower both order-taking costs up front and customer service costs after the sale by automating processes. Continue Reading

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Capture the Market

Posted on 29 October 2009

Businesses today are always on the look out for effective marketing strategies. Although modern means of mass communication are very promising channels to be used for marketing purposes, making use of promotional products still carries immense value. Business entities have long taken advantage of this simple marketing tactic due to the effective result that it […] Continue Reading

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Can IT Help Your Business?

Posted on 03 October 2009

With the advancements in information technology (IT), businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on the services it provides. Indeed, from instant communication and storing customer data on computer systems, to video conference calling and selling online, IT has become an integrated part of the business landscape. And, if businesses want to compete in what is a […] Continue Reading

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