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.

IPv6 upsides: Faster connections, richer data

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.

Free configuration management using Ansible, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

Free configuration management 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.

6 tips for buying or selling a smart home

6 tips for buying or selling a smart home

Recently, one of our neighbors sold their home and they had a Google Nest thermostat. This became an issue during the sale process. The prospective buyers wanted the Nest to remain, but current owners wanted to take it with them. ...

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.

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