Author: Diego Asturias

Diego Asturias

Diego is a full-time researcher and writer specializing in networking and cybersecurity. He has been researching, gathering, and publishing stunning content for about six years.
Behind the Scenes.
Diego is one of those who believe you don’t need to go to University to be the best, but he went anyway. He went to study at Strayer University, Virginia, USA, where he got his Bachelor's Degree in Internetworking Technology. This, obviously opened a lot of doors. He went on to work in major Latinamerican ISPs and cybersecurity providers. During this time, he designed and monitored networks, configured 3G/4G mobile broadband technologies, led different infrastructure installations, and learned to secure all those networks.

In addition, across Diego's career, he has also gotten certifications from Cisco and McAfee and pursued others like AWS, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and Wireshark.

Being hungry for more knowledge and challenging experiences, he traveled across the world to Seoul, South Korea, where he got his Master's degree. In a fantastic university, besides drinking beer for breakfast, he also collaborated on the development of a Wireless Sensor Networks project; one of those key technologies that led to the now popular, IoT.

Diego also traveled to Africa to collaborate with the Chinese mega-company, Huawei, to design, maintain, monitor, and develop the 4G/LTE networks for about two years. After some tough cold nights sleeping inside A/C powered data centers, rather than under the beautiful African sky, Diego dreamed to become a journalist and share all his knowledge with others.
Jumping Into Tech Journalism.
Now, Diego loves what he does: Tech Journalism. Although dreaming about it, was smooth and fun, opening the way has been a wild ride. Now, six years have passed, and Diego is making a living and full-time career as a tech journalist.

Today, he tests products; from proxy servers, VPNs, network monitoring tools, and WAFs. He writes about them and gives his opinion. He researches the web, sets up virtual and cloud labs, reads from fellow experts, identifies trends in tech, and shares his opinion.

Diego also writes about server installations, securing those servers, threat intelligence, VPNs, proxies, TOR, P2P, online privacy, and more. He has been covering news on SiliconANGLE Media, has published in Threat Post, Lanner Electronics, Cloudbric, PCWDLD, ITT Systems, SecurityGladiators, Rapidseedbox, and many other leaders in the networking and cybersecurity industry.

Reviews

The Best Business Security Suites

With so many computer security software options on the market, finding the exact fit for your business can be challenging. Some tools may lack capabilities, while others may be too…

Guides

Grafana 2024 Beginner’s Guide

Grafana is the king of dashboards and visualizations within the monitoring solutions realm. Its dashboards are so powerful and easy to set up that they are “almost” a de facto…

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Inter-VLAN Routing Configuration 2024 Guide

Clients within VLANs can communicate very efficiently and securely (within their own broadcast domain), but they can never go beyond their segregated VLAN. Inter-VLAN routing allows these clients in different…

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The Best Synthetic Monitoring Tools

Synthetic monitoring tools allow businesses to simulate user interactions with their website. They help identify and troubleshoot issues before they impact real users. But, with so many options on the…

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The Best Log Management Tools

The sheer amount of log data generated by different and multiple machines can be overwhelming, making log management tools a crucial tool for anyone in the IT field. In this…

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The Best Container Monitoring Tools

Companies are increasingly choosing containers over virtual machines for many good reasons. Containers can substantially cut infrastructure costs, allow faster deployment, and improve scalability and agility. So, it becomes paramount…

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The Best Real User Monitoring Tools

Real User Monitoring (RUM) tools are crucial for businesses that want to understand their user’s experience and improve website performance. These tools provide real-time data and metrics on user experience,…

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Sensu Beginner’s Guide

Sensu is a fantastic observability solution with incredible extensibility, scalability, and flexibility. With Sensu, you can basically observe your cloud, on-premise, virtual machines, containers, applications, services, or any resource that…

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Riemann Beginner’s Guide

Riemann is, in three words: “An event aggregator”. — Anytime there is an event in your system or application, Riemann will collect this event (using clients) and immediately submit it…

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