The security posture of a company is set at the management level. It does not appear that they take it seriously.
I could post more links, but the cheap gear is all like this. I encourage everyone to do their own web searches. Good, cheap, fast, pick any two.
There is nothing overkill about PFsense. If you have the technical ability, it is on par with commercial gear, without the cost. It is far more flexible and secure than the stuff you get at Best Buy. I started running it when I got tired of maintaining OpenBSD, and a PF firewall manually. That...
The AARC club has been masking up and offering testing the last few months in Davidsonville MD.
The last I heard, a few places are offering online:
Anchorage, W5YI, GLAARG, and ARRL
Yup, no music, no tv, no drinking, no conversations. Complete concentration. Oddly enough, when you are in the rhythm, it is quite relaxing and therapeutic.
The saving money is a mixed thing. If you do your work properly, you are making match grade ammo, not Winchester white box. That said, you...