Scott Hogg

Scott Hogg is a co-founder of HexaBuild.io, an IPv6 consulting and training firm, and has over 25 years of cloud, networking and security experience.

MTU size issues, fragmentation, and jumbo frames

5 top Linux server distros: How to choose the right one

5 top Linux server distros: How to choose the right one

What you need to know to choose among Debian, Fedora, CentOS, RHEL, and Ubuntu

Getting grounded in AWS cloud skills

Getting grounded in AWS cloud skills

With some AWS certifications, IT pros can expect cloud-related jobs that pay $130,000+, analysts say.

How the network can support zero trust

How the network can support zero trust

Zero trust architecture calls for granting just enough access to network resources so individuals can accomplish their work tasks – nothing more – and the network itself can help.

Why your providers should support IPv6

Why your providers should support IPv6

IPv6 can help provide better performance for customers, employees and third parties trying to access your hosted applications.

How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Without properly configured remote-access VPNs, IPv6 traffic from remote devices can escape corporate security controls.

IPv6 benefits: Faster connections, richer data

IPv6 benefits: Faster connections, richer data

The benefits of IPv6 over IPv4 are many, but to reap them enterprises need to enable their networks to support the newer protocol, starting with Wi-Fi upgrades.

Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

Knowingly or not, enterprises employ IPv6 for many of their internet connections, and that means CASBs should support the protocol, too, in order to enforce policies on all customer traffic. Here's how major CASBs stack up.

How to automate configuration management for free using Ansible, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

How to automate configuration management for free using Ansible, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

This how-to shows how to use free Ansible software to automate configuration of Cisco routers and links to other Ansible modules that apply to other vendors' gear and support other functionality

Can IoT networking drive adoption of IPv6?

Can IoT networking drive adoption of IPv6?

Enterprises have been slowly moving away from IPv4 and toward IPv6, but the process might be speeded up because adopting IPv6 has advantages for the booming business of networking the internet of things.

DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private

DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private

The IETF has standardized DNS over HTTPS (DOH), which encrypts DNS queries so eavesdroppers can’t tell what sites users connect to.

DNS in the cloud: Why and why not

DNS in the cloud: Why and why not

The upside can be better performance and resiliency with a down side of dire business impact if the DNS service provider suffers a catastrophic outage

How to eliminate the default route for greater security

How to eliminate the default route for greater security

If portions of enterprise data-center networks have no need to communicate directly with the internet, then why do we configure routers so every system on the network winds up with internet access by default? Part of the reason is...

IPv6 deployment guide

IPv6 deployment guide

A step-by-step approach to full-scale adoption of IPv6 in the enterprise

IPv6 Addressing for Enterprises

IPv6 Addressing for Enterprises

IPv6 can be simpler and more efficient that IPv4

6 network and security trends you can expect in 2017

6 network and security trends you can expect in 2017

Security and network trends for 2017 include the evolution of malware, IoT will contribute to security concerns, and AI and machine learning will be applied to security.

A dozen extensions to TCP/IP that optimize internet connections

A dozen extensions to TCP/IP that optimize internet connections

This article will break down new Internet Protocol optimizations and show which ones are most impactful for your organization and can improve your internet application experience.

5 reasons to move to an SD-WAN

5 reasons to move to an SD-WAN

Software-defined WANs can save money and improve network performance.

Resources abound to make cloud services more secure

Resources abound to make cloud services more secure

Cloud security training and certification are easily available from many trusted sources.

ARIN Finally Runs Out of IPv4 Addresses

ARIN Finally Runs Out of IPv4 Addresses

IPv4 Address Cupboards are Bare in North America

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