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Computerworld's Security Knowledge Center
- Provides breaking news articles, features, analysis and
commentary on issues of interest to IT professionals. Among the
topics included are corporate network security, cybercrime,
firewalls, privacy, security holes, viruses and worms.
hakin9.org - a magazine
about hacking and IT security, covering techniques of breaking
into computer systems, defence and protection methods.
Security Forums -
Security portal and forums covering operating system and network
security through to troubleshooting and vulnerabilities.
Astalavista.com - The
internet's underground security portal provides daily security
downloads, meta search engine, security news, security
newsletter, and much more.
Hack in the Box -
Designed to facilitate discussions on security related topics,
create security awareness, and to provide a comprehensive
database of security knowledge and resources to the public. The
site provides access to security links and resources, including
news, books, mailing lists, tools, products and security
services as well.
- Daily updated computer security news portal featuring the
latest IT Security related news with a large database of
security advisories from various Vendors. Security Advisories
are integrated with a browsable CVE database.
Invulnerableit.com - An
open informational community for IT security enthusiasts,
featuring independent research, news, commentary, forums, and
Created for IT professionals, ITinfosecure.com provides an
unbiased directory listing of IT security products and services
helping users save valuable time when doing product research.
The free process search engine. Using this resource you can find
out what every process on your system is doing.
Thousands of experts answer technical questions, which are
posted on site by subject area. Focus is on computer
McAfee Security - Virus Information Library
- Detailed information on viruses, with updates on the latest
threats, how to remove them and other virus related info.
GFISecurityLabs is the in-house security research division of
GFI. It has developed several free security services including
EmailSecurityTest & EventLogScan and features security news &
Wilders.org - The
ultimate security website. Reviews, (free) tools and services,
and more, as well as free support.
- Virus information and more. Viruses, trojans, and worms
explained, Symantec, Mcafee and others compared. Get
the antivirus report and be informed about viruses and antivirus
software, and trojan and adware removers.
TechSpot - PC
Enthusiast information resource offering product reviews,
tweak guides and a complete database of device drivers and
eBCVG.com - Security
portal and forums covering operating system and network security
through to troubleshooting and vulnerabilities.
Basicsec.org - Computer
Security For the Home and Small Office - A comprehensive guide
to system hardening, malware protection, online anonymity,
encryption, and data hygiene for Windows and Linux, written for
NoticeBored - An
innovative security awareness service delivering fresh awareness
materials on a different topic each month.
AuditMyPC - Free online
firewall testing UDP and TCP.
- Computer and network security articles and hacking prevention
resources for the government.
Provides a free security planning template, security tools, and
links; home of the book Mission Critical Security Planner.
Dedicated to providing information on secure web development,
web and application server security, database security, web
application penetration testing, vulnerability news, and more.
- The Network Security Technology program at TSTC offers the
intense, hands-on instruction needed to combat today's hackers.
With courses covering the physical and logical aspects of
security, the NST program takes a proactive stance against
network threats and helps students develop the skills needed to
Firewall.cx - Contains
information on basic/advanced networking concepts, Protocols
(IP, DNS, FTP, ICMP etc.), Routing protocols, Ethernet, Routers,
Firewalls, DMZ, Security, Subnetting, Supernetting, special
sections with networking software, documents and projects for
you to download from.
SearchSecurity.com - A
search engine/portal for IT professionals focused on Security.
It includes search capabilities, editorial insight, summaries,
daily industry news, and weekly technology tips delivered via
Trivia Security -
Dedicated in providing the latest security headlines, exploits &
codes, live security war games, general computing, programming,
web-development, phreaking info, downloads, tutorials, articles,
virus info, tools, free proxies and a lot more.
Calendar of Updates -
The Calendar of Updates security portal is dedicated to tracking
the latest developments for protective updates as well as
evolving threats. We are dedicated to providing timely and
quality information to our user community through a volunteer
network of highly experienced IT professionals.
Security Awareness Blog - Providing
innovative security awareness programs through online training,
artwork and newsletters.
Internet Security Help Blog
- Blog/Internet Security Site for Home, Small Business, and
Network Security. Includes security alerts, free articles,
software listings, and actionable information on PC and Small
Network Security Blog -
Blog hosted by Martin McKeay (CISSP, CCNA) focusing on Network
Loosely Coupled (Tim Marman's Weblog)
- Dealing with practical security issues from the development
and legal perspectives.
Don Kiely's Technical Blatherings
- Practical security technical information about Windows, .NET,
SQL Server, and least privilege, particularly from a developer's
viewpoint, with views about life and Alaska thrown in.
bmonday(dot)com - Advice, tools, and
random musings about managing the security of a large
Microsoft-based data center.
Avolio Consulting -
Computer and network security consultant Fred Avolio's musings
and other topics.
Donna's SecurityFlash -
Donna's SecurityFlash is dedicated to feed you interesting PC
and security information and evolving threats. The blog page is
hosted by MSMVPS.COM
Sergey Simakov blog -
Focusing on identity management, PKI, information security and
security software development practices.
AntiVirus Solutions -
AntiVirus Solutions for daily news and updates for viruses,
antivirus software, computer security, operating systems
(Microsoft, Apple and Linux), phishing and spyware.
simplesecurity blog -
Anand Jain's simplesecurity blog on security issues,
vulnerabilities, exploits, hacks, cracks and related things.
Security Briefs Blog -
Security practice for programmers by Keith Brown.
PepperTech - Latest
news in the areas of Identity and Access Management, Public Key
Infrastructure, Standards and Regulations, Risk and Compliance
Fermat's Security Alerts
- All the security updates and news that's fit to type.
Robert Hurlbut Blog -
Focusing on .NET security, information security, and security
software development practices.
Security, Tech-related and miscellaneous musings from a geek on
the edge. Or something like that.
Spyware Information.com - Free
downloads, valuable information, removal tips and informative
articles about adware and spyware programs to protect your
2000, 2003, XP & .NET
ServerFiles.com - ServerFiles.com is
THE software directory for network administrators and IT
professionals that are looking for networking & server software
for Windows 2000/NT & .NET. It’s significantly different from
other download/software sites in that it does not focus on
single user software.
News and advice for IT managers and administrators working with
Microsoft Windows. The source for
information on the Windows platform for Windows admins and
SearchWinSystems - A
valuable online resource providing news, tips and advice on
Windows administration, management and tuning of desktop/clients
and servers, backup and storage infrastructure, and hardware
purchasing and management for Windows systems professionals.
NThelp - Technical tips
for Windows NT/W2K/XP and a newsgroup dedicated to support of NT
and NT Applications geared for the experienced admin.
Only4Gurus - Delivers
information and documentation which will help coders and IT
professionals to get the most out of Microsoft products.
WindowsForumz.com - The
Windows Problem Solving Community.
Is-It-True.org - Tips
and tricks for Windows NT / Windows 2000 admins and users
including registry hacks, security tips, book recommendations.
Hacking oriented data is presented to support NT / W2K admin's
NTCompatible.com - The
Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP compatiblity site with news,
compatibility lists, FAQs, and support forums.
Windows XP news, downloads, message boards, white papers, tips
NTutility.com - Improve
the efficiency and security of your networks with these
applications designed for Windows 2000, Windows NT and Windows
NetServerWorld - .NET
Server World. The best place for news, information, tips and
tricks about Microsoft's flagship operating system, Windows .NET
ADSSupport.net - The
best source for dedicated, free, Active Directory support,
information and advice, offering forums, articles, advice and
much much more.
- A search engine that focuses on Microsoft server and .NET
technology!Includes links to every web page that has Microsoft
Server or .NET information. An easy to navigate site designed
for the senior Microsoft administrators, developers and decision
Isaserver.org - ISAserver.org is your
only resource for Microsoft's ISA Server, with news, downloads,
articles, 3rd party products, tutorials, newsletters, FAQs,
message boards and much more. Also has various FAQs and articles
on Windows 2000 security related issues.
Microsoft ISA Server -
ISA Server 2000 provides secure, fast, and manageable Internet
connectivity. ISA Server integrates an extensible, multilayer
enterprise firewall and a scalable high-performance Web cache.
Probably the most comprehensive site on the Internet for Windows
2000 and Windows NT information, resources, software, reviews,
news and support. They recently launched an 'ISA Server' section
with links to hundreds of ISA Server tutorials, articles etc...
LABmice.net - The
definitive online resource for IT Professionals who deploy,
manage, and support Microsoft Windows 2000 products and
services. They recently launched a section dedicated to ISA
Msisafaq.de is a German ISA Server site with step-by-step
tutorials and frequently asked questions, all written in German.
Main focus is on needs of German small and medium
Toolzz.com - A variety
of helpful ISA server tools and utilities available for download
as well as links to other resources including security guides.
ISATools.org - One of
the most comprehensive public ISA Server toolbox on the net.
Most tools are written by Jim Harrison, but some are offerings
from the ISA user base.
http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/- Official Microsoft website
for Exchange Server.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 and Outlook resources, such as
tutorials, message boards, 3rd party addons, certification, FAQs
SearchExchange.com, the source for news and tips on Microsoft
Exchange and Outlook administration.
MCSEworld by Daniel Petri is one of the most comprehensive MCSE
and IT related web sites. With hundreds of Windows 2000, NT, XP
and Exchange 2000 related tips, tricks and how-to articles,
MCSEworld has become one of the world's leading MCSE and IT
related knowledge bases.
MC MCSE - One of the
oldest and most popular certification websites providing free
MCSE/MCSA, A+, Network+, i-Net+, CIW and Cisco certification
practice tests, study guides, forums and many other resources.
Sample Tests, Study Guides, Book Reviews, Forums for MCSE,
Windows 2000, Novell, Checkpoint,A+/N+, Lotus, Linux and Oracle.
Sign up for our FREE Windows 2000, CCNA and Network+ question of
the day E-mails.
2000Trainers.com - The
free online learning site for system administrators. Free
tutorials, practice exams, courses, articles, and discussion
forums relating to SQL Server, Exchange Server, and Windows
Technology Information for the New Millennium - Contains free
Windows 2000 Resources, Practice Exams, Book Reviews and the
Internet's Most Popular Certification Discussion Board.
MCSE Directory - The
directory of the best free MCSE resources on the web - study
guides, tests and a whole lot more.
HarCon.NET - Devoted to all hard
working students seeking MCSA / MCSE / CCSA / CCSE
certifications, IT Staff or Security Engineers and it focuses on
two main subjects, Microsoft OS and Network Security.
IT & Networking
WindowsNetworking.com - Features a
wealth of tutorials on various Windows networking related topics
such as setting up Windows NT/XP/2000/2003 networks,
troubleshooting, connectivity and more. Also includes a
comprehensive archive of reviewed networking software.
ITworld.com's Networking Strategy Center
- Industry experts provide strategies, tips and best practices
for designing, implementing and securing complex,
Techworld.com - The
computing and networking knowledge centre.
TechTutorials provides free computer reference information
including a searchable directory of free tutorials, white
papers, tips & tricks, FAQs, HOWTOs and other sources of free
technical information that cover a wide range of computing and
Wown.com - J. Helmig's
World of Windows Networking, with hundreds of tutorials and
articles on Windows NT, 2000, XP and .NET.
Tools, tips, and resources for network administrators.
CompInfo - One-Stop
reference resource for corporate IT, computers and
Receive free technical assistance in real time or via the
support forums. Also includes a wealth of tutorials, tips,
tricks and FAQs that address most common computer issues.
Networking news, tips and advice for enterprise IT