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Fwknop on Android and OpenWrt

June 18, 2015

Fwknop is a clever system for authenticated firewall traversal, written by Michael Rash. I like to think of it as port knocking on steroids. All the details are available at One of the more useful applications of fwknop is running it on a router. Watching sshd logs has convinced me that leaving port 22 open […]


Now recommending Eset

June 6, 2010


The Problem with Facebook

March 13, 2010

The problem with Facebook I must admit, Facebook is a lot of fun. It’s all about interacting with friends and acquaintances. There is a fundamental problem with Facebook, though. You trust your friends. However, you are also trusting your friend’s computer, every computer that friend has logged onto, and the security of the password your […]


Open Source? Free? FLOSS?

October 20, 2009

Incom Systems has several core values. We believe in freedom and strive to provide our customers reasonable costs and quality solutions. Proprietary software is developed and owned by a single company and then licensed for use to it’s customers. This software is inherently expensive, limits the freedom of its users, and is potentially less reliable due to bugs and security vulnerabilities.
Open Source Software is the solution. It is sometimes called FLOSS (Free Libre Open Source Software). FLOSS has several distinct advantages over proprietary software.
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Best Practices: Backups

October 12, 2009

“Best practices” are policies and habits that are proven to be effective. When a computer is involved, a vital best practice is proper backups. Our computers have become our storehouses for important data. Whether it is your financial records or pictures from your son’s 5th birthday, this data is very important. These pictures and documents […]


Hello World!

October 8, 2009

Incom Systems is a technology services company in Lawton, OK. Incom Systems is about more than just making money, though. The primary goal is to help people use technology. This blog will supply helpful tips, observations, and explanations about technology and it’s uses in our world. Our goal is to help you deliver innovation in […]