Security

What's worse than getting hit with a security breach? Getting hit with an easily preventable one.

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Secure FTP Server Software for Managed File Transfer & File Sharing - Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server from SolarWinds® is an easy-to-use FTP server software that delivers security, automation, and centralized control for file transfers in your organization. Deployed within your datacenter, Serv-U MFT Server allows you to securely transfer and share files with your business partners. Serv-U MFT Server supports...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Easy-to-Use and Affordable Remote IT Administration and Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Easy-to-Use & Affordable Remote IT Administration & Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

    Real-Time, In-Memory, Event Log Correlation: Troubleshoot performance problems by understanding the relationship between different activities using multiple event correlations Out-of-the-Box Security and Compliance Reporting Templates: Quickly & easily generate and schedule compliance reports using over 300 audit-proven templates USB Defense: Protect against endpoint data loss &...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jun 2014

    Citrix NetScaler VPX - 90 Day Trial

    Try the Citrix NetScaler VPX for 90 days and see for yourself the benefits for web app acceleration, availability and security. Key benefits of NetScaler VPX Freedom to choose your platform - Virtual appliance runs on Citrix XenServer, Microsoft or VMware Simple to install and manage - The...

    Provided By Citrix

  • Downloads // May 2014

    Recover from a Network Configuration Error in Under Five Minutes

    Researchers say that over 80% of network outages are caused by human error. Many errors are made when someone makes changes to a device configuration. When a network outage occurs, the standard triage questions are "what just happened", "did something fail or was something changed", and "how do we get...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2014

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation/Download

    IBM Platform LSF is a powerful workload management platform for demanding, distributed HPC environments. It provides a comprehensive set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features that enable you to utilize all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Business Essential: Complimentary Vulnerability Scan

    This complimentary security scanner searches for endpoint vulnerabilities, including misconfigurations, missing patches, open services and backdoors. Run the scan to receive a detailed report so you can address security vulnerabilities before they become a problem. Find out if your endpoints are secure. Try this FREE vulnerability scanner now.

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    Get the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Free – Try for yourself this new Agile Way to Analyze, Optimize and Control Data and Processes

    Download your free copy of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Public Edition, an easy-to-use self-service business analytics solution that empowers analysts to rapidly acquire, transform, analyze and visualize data. Use it to: Acquire, integrate, and analyze data 10x faster Respond to information requests more quickly Eliminate Excel...

    Provided By Lavastorm Analytics

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Worklight Developer Edition

    IBM® Worklight is an open, comprehensive, and advanced mobile application platform that helps organizations extend their business to mobile devices. Try it today.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    IBM Security AppScan

    IBM® Security AppScan® enables organizations to assess the security of their applications and achieve regulatory compliance by identifying vulnerabilities and generating reports with intelligent fix recommendations to ease remediation.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Your Network's Early Warning System

    Tired of getting calls asking if the network is down? SolarWinds® NPM works as your early warning system to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Top 5 Reasons to Try SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor 1. Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment: Download. Install. Deploy. Deploying SolarWinds NPM...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® VTune ™ Amplifier XE 2013

    Advanced performance and thread profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Java, and MPI developers. New pre-sets deliver easier ‟point and shoot” profiling set-up. A threading timeline, data filtering, frame analysis, and source display make it easier to tune your application for today’s and tomorrow’s processors. Powerful bandwidth and memory access...

    Provided By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    Free 20-day Trial: Netwrix Auditor Change Auditing for Your Active Directory

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of your OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes to Active Directory configurations, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions around when changes...

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Aug 2013

    Download a Free AppAssure 5 Trial

    Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, Dell AppAssure 5 provides continual data and application backups and flexible recovery options for unparalleled data protection. Download a Free Trial!

    Provided By Dell

  • Downloads // Jun 2013

    Control Your IT Universe with DameWare: Remote Support Made Simple, Affordable & Mobile

    DameWare Remote Support (DRS) delivers the tools you need to remotely manage the Windows® desktops and laptops in your IT universe. DRS includes DameWare Mini Remote control for powerful remote troubleshooting & management. Comprehensive Active Directory functionality, including filtering objects & attributes. Inventory & manage everything from domains to logs...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Enhance IT Security with SolarWinds® Log & Event Manager

    What will you do when the security systems implemented to secure your IT environment are not secure anymore? Do you know what’s lurking in your network to exploit vulnerabilities and compromise IT security? SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) provides real-time insight and awareness into all your security, operational...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Security Explorer Trial

    Take Security Explorer for a test drive, and see how it can deliver a unified solution for complete access control and security management across your entire Windows network. It’s a powerful, yet intuitive solution that takes the complexity out of security management. Your free trial is a Web-based, self-contained virtual...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // May 2013

    Active Administrator Trial

    Take Active Administrator for a spin and see for yourself how this powerful, all-in-one solution allows you to control auditing, security, recovery, and health for Active Directory. It offers centralized management of Active Directory and Group Policy, saving you time and putting you in control over your critical AD...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // May 2013

    It's time for multi-platform Enterprise Mobility Management

    Smartphones and tablets are proliferating in the workplace, with corporate and personal-owned devices often used side-by-side, driven by user demand and business strategy. Support of BYOD, end-user device choice, multiple operating systems and personal use on corporate devices is increasingly common. But with multiple platforms, mixed ownership and higher usage...

    Provided By BlackBerry Enterprise Service

  • Downloads // Apr 2013

    Ditch your spreadsheets & download a FREE IP Address Management Tool!

    Free IP Address Tracker from SolarWinds lets you track an unlimited number of IP addresses giving you a unified view of your entire IP address space. Now you can see which IP addresses are in use and which aren’t. Stop wasting precious time wading through cumbersome spreadsheets. Download free...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Dec 2012

    Download a free 30-day trial of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor now!

    Understanding how to achieve optimal performance for applications, hardware and operating systems will enable your organization to continually deliver on its core value proposition. Unfortunately, knowing what to monitor and how to resolve issues isn't intuitive. Finding the right technology partner to help guide this process across applications and platforms...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2012

    5 Free Tools for Network Troubleshooting & Monitoring

    The ability to monitor your network in real-time can mean the difference between stagnation and success. The right mix of solutions and strategy can help ensure that your online ecosystem is up and running at all times. SolarWinds tools enable you to configure, monitor and troubleshoot your network easily...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    Server Backups and Configuration Management at Light Speed

    Don't allow simple tasks to delay your business processes and cost you money. Find out how to backup, transfer and secure your files with no effort at all. The need to automate new configurations and configuration backups has never been more important. As organizations expand internationally and more and...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    LogMeIn: Smartphone and PC remote support that the pros use.

    LogMeIn Rescue provides instant access to PCs and mobile devices from anywhere in the world. LogMeIn Rescue enables IT to do more: quickly access, diagnose and solve IT problems anywhere. Remote reboot, easy-to-use screens, comprehensive reporting, multiple user sessions, and in-app Chat. Improve productivity, customer satisfaction and resolve issues...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Free Virtual Appliance - Free VM Backup - Download for Hyper-V or VMware

    Unitrends Enterprise Backup Free Edition: Enterprise-Class Data Protection for Every Business. Unitrends has provided next-generation enterprise-class data protection to thousands of customers. Now with Unitrends Enterprise Backup™ we are offering a software-only solution available as a virtual appliance for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. Use our Free Edition to...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Security Explorer trial download

    Secure Your Windows Environment for Free Right now, someone with elevated permissions is logging into your Windows network and accessing secure resources. Should he have access at all? Quest® Security Explorer centrally manages access controls and security on Windows and SQL Servers, SharePoint, Exchange and workstations across your business....

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2012

    Quest Workspace Privilege Manager

    Centrally Manage User and Desktop Permissions Privilege Authority is an affordable Windows privilege management solution that centrally manages and applies permissions. Eliminate the pain of individually managing users and desktops - get a free trial of Privilege Authority today.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Aug 2012

    FREE TOOL - SQL check performance monitoring solution

    Get real-time performance monitoring with this free tool. With it, you can view 20+ key metrics including wait stats, reads/writes, sessions, and cache hits. You will have this alerting tool up and running in no time (and with no agents). NEW! Monitor SQL throughput including batches, compilations, recompilations, and transactions.

    Provided By Idera

  • Downloads // Jul 2012

    Protect Your Critical Oracle Data - for Free!

    LiteSpeed Engine for Oracle cuts storage costs, reduces backup/restore times and delivers a solid return-on-investment - while keeping total control over the backup and recovery process. It's tailored to the needs of Oracle and cross-platform DBAs, and seamlessly integrates into Oracle's Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Export backup strategies. See...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Stop Wasting Time and Money on Bad Data

    Use Contact Zone to scrub, clean, dedupe and update your contacts with verified addresses, phone numbers email addresses, and more. The resulting clean data leads to improved campaign response and greater ROI for your sales and marketing campaigns. No programming required. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Protect Your Critical Oracle Data - for Free!

    LiteSpeed Engine for Oracle cuts storage costs, reduces backup/restore times and delivers a solid return-on-investment - while keeping total control over the backup and recovery process. It's tailored to the needs of Oracle and cross-platform DBAs, and seamlessly integrates into Oracle's Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Export backup strategies. See for...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Apr 2012

    Quest Migration Assessment Tool (QMAT)

    Considering a migration? The Quest Migration Assessment Tool evaluates Microsoft Exchange Online, Google Gmail, and Microsoft Exchange 2010, and compares features with your existing Exchange 2003/2007 environment. It's browser based and free! Try it today.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    Your FREE 60-Day Trial Starts Here

    Get instant access to the Brocade Vyatta 5400 vRouter. Download your free virtual router trial now and enjoy 24/7 support. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Unicast and Multicast Stateful firewall, IPsec, SSL-Based OpenVPN and DMVPN Linux-based extensible network OS Hypervisors Supported: VMware ESX, Citrix...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Sep 2014

    You're A Few Steps Away From Future-Proofing Your Career

    Prepare for the future of networking today with free 60-day trial software, web-based training, and a Brocade Network Function Virtualization Certification ($650 value). BE A BROCADE CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL NOW. Build your skills by creating a virtualized network with the Brocade Vyatta vRouter Stay ahead of the industry's...

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    Top 5 Reasons to Choose SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM)

    Real-Time, In-Memory, Event Log Correlation: Troubleshoot performance problems by understanding the relationship between different activities using multiple event correlations Out-of-the-Box Security and Compliance Reporting Templates: Quickly & easily generate and schedule compliance reports using over 300 audit-proven templates USB Defense: Protect against endpoint data loss &...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack from SolarWinds!

    Don’t let network performance issues cripple your organization. Monitoring and analyzing network bandwidth performance and traffic patterns will enable you to quickly detect and solve critical issues, such as bandwidth hogs or underperforming devices. With SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack you’ll be able to simplify detection, diagnosis, and resolution...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Easy-to-Use & Affordable Remote IT Administration & Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

    Sponsored By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Easy-to-Use and Affordable Remote IT Administration and Support Software

    DameWare® Remote Support (DRS) simplifies IT service management & support process by allowing IT admins to remotely connect to and troubleshoot end-user computers located both inside & outside the corporate firewall. Includes a built-in remote control tool for remote access to Windows®, Linux® & Mac OS® X computers Lets...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Comprehensive Virtualization Management - From VM to Spindle

    SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V capacity planning, performance monitoring, VM sprawl control, configuration management, & chargeback automation. All in one awesomely affordable product that’s easy to download, deploy, and use. Virtualization Manager auto-discovers the virtual machines in your environment making the creation of your monitoring environment...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Download a FREE Trial of the Network Performance Monitor from SolarWinds!

    Monitoring your network with SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (NPM) will not only help you improve the performance of your network, but it can also have a direct impact on your organization’s bottom line. NPM will assist in: Simplifying detection, diagnosis, & resolution of network issues before outages...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Aug 2014

    Secure FTP Server Software for Managed File Transfer & File Sharing - Extremely Affordable & Easy-to-Use

    Serv-U® Managed File Transfer (MFT) Server from SolarWinds® is an easy-to-use FTP server software that delivers security, automation, and centralized control for file transfers in your organization. Deployed within your datacenter, Serv-U MFT Server allows you to securely transfer and share files with your business partners. Serv-U MFT Server supports...

    Sponsored By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    End-user password security

    Protecting your organization's important data starts with password security best practices. Use this Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to teach your users how to create strong passwords that are easy to remember.

    Provided By TechRepublic.com

  • Downloads // Feb 2011

    Five tips for dealing with rootkits

    Rootkits are diverse, elusive, and difficult to get rid of. These basic pointers will help you combat this escalating threat.This download is also available as an entry in our Five Tips blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Six free tools for removing malicious software

    Many tools are available that will help you protect your desktops from malware -- and some of the best ones are free.This download is also available as an entry in our DIY IT Guy blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Aug 2006

    10 ethical issues confronting IT managers

    Advances in technology, just like advances in any other area of endeavor, can generate societal changes that should cause us to reexamine our behavior. The dynamic nature of civilization means some components of ethical codes that were perfectly appropriate in previous generations may no longer apply. CIO Jeff Relkin...

    Provided By Jeff Relkin

  • Downloads // Dec 2010

    10 free anti-malware tools worth checking out

    The cost of anti-malware apps keeps rising. Luckily, there are effective tools you can use to prevent and remove infections without spending a dime.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Brien Posey

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    How do I clone a hard drive with Clonezilla?

    With Clonezilla you can clone a single drive or even a single partition within a drive and then recover that drive later. Jack Wallen shows you how.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    Track a user's Internet Explorer History with IEHistoryView

    Tracking a user's browsing history can be both an expensive and a daunting task, especially if you're a one-man shop in a small company. IEHistoryView from NirSoft is a simple, yet powerful, tool you can use to quickly see a user's browsing history. This download is also available as an...

    Provided By Wally Bahny

  • Downloads // Aug 2011

    Android security test app

    It's estimated that more than half of all Android phones are operating with a security flaw that allow applications to enable GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth without the user's permission. This app will test your phone to see if it's one of them.

    Provided By Michael Kassner

  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Welcome to the CDW Security Assessment

    Network security is critical to organizations of all sizes and across all industries. The CDW Security Assessment can help you: Measure your network security against that of your peers Understand how various security threats can affect your organization Identify your potential vulnerabilities and learn how to address them

    Provided By CDW

  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Educate your users about e-mail safety with this PowerPoint presentation

    While e-mail has become a mission-critical business application, it has also become a vehicle for scams and viruses. One of the most important aspects of e-mail security is user education. This PowerPoint presentation by Joshua Hoskins entitled "Practice e-mail safety" provides IT professionals with a slide show that they can...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    IT Security Policy Checklist

    By David M Davis, CCIE, MCSEAn IT Security Policy should be a place to standardize and document company-wide security practices. This checklist provides a comprehensive list of issues that should be covered and recommends a variety of security policy best practices.Join the discussion for this download to add...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Presentation: Raise user awareness about password security

    Employees don't always realize the importance of creating and safeguarding strong passwords. This presentation will give you a chance to explain best practices and walk users through your corporate password policy. User education is often cited as one of the most effective ways to help boost information security and...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jan 2007

    Use this template to configure a Cisco PIX Firewall

    Configuring a new Cisco PIX Firewall can be challenging and time-consuming. Why not automate the process with an Excel template? As a companion download to David Davis' article, "Configure a Cisco PIX Firewall with this template," this Excel workbook will generate the appropriate configuration for the firewall. All...

    Provided By David Davis

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Stop Wasting Time and Money on Bad Data

    Use Contact Zone to scrub, clean, dedupe and update your contacts with verified addresses, phone numbers email addresses, and more. The resulting clean data leads to improved campaign response and greater ROI for your sales and marketing campaigns. No programming required. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 free security tools that actually work

    Plenty of solid products are available to help you protect your system -- and some of them don't cost a dime. Here's a list of some of the most popular and effective free tools for defending yourself against a variety of threats.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    10 ways to recover a corrupted Excel workbook

    When an Excel file goes haywire, don't give up hope. Using one of these recovery tricks, you may still be able to salvage the data.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Apr 2008

    How do I... Avoid e-mail spam using Outlook tools?

    As more and more spam finds your Inbox, it's harder to find legitimate mail. Regrettably, at least from the recipients' point of view, it looks like spam is here to stay. You can't keep spammers from sending you e-mail, but you can make sure you don't ever see it. Susan...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    10 ways to keep your messages out of spam filters

    Legitimate messages that get snagged by spam filters can lead to big problems -- such as derailed job searches, hard feelings, and lost business. These tips will help ensure that your messages reach their intended targets.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Practical application of biometrics

    Security expert Tom Olzak explains what you need to know if you're considering implementation of a biometrics solution. He discusses how the technology can fit into your existing security framework, examines the risks and benefits of the most popular biometrics approaches, and walks through a fictional case study that illustrates...

    Provided By Tom Olzak

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 ways technology can help (or hurt) your professional image

    Increasingly sophisticated communications options have introduced a number of gotchas into the business world. Calvin Sun looks at some phone, email, and voicemail best practices that will help ensure that you make the right impression.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    10 tips for defending your organization against pretexting attacks

    All the security measures in the world aren't going to help you if your employees fall prey to a pretexter. Calvin Sun offers some insights to help you educate staff, implement effective policies, and stay a step ahead of would-be intruders. This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10+ ways to avoid misunderstandings at work

    Miscues happen all the time in business communications, and the results can range from annoying to disastrous. Here are some simple rules to follow that can save you a world of trouble when dealing with colleagues and partners.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    10 things consultants can do to stay organized

    The life of a consultant can often get hectic. Here are some tips for fending off the chaos and getting your workday under control.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    10 obscure antivirus tools worth checking out

    You know about the big players in the AV field -- but a number of lesser-known tools may serve your needs as well (or maybe even better). Jack Wallen runs through some of your choices.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    How do I... Recover Linux data files with a Windows tool?

    Recovering data from a hard drive with corrupted partition table created by the Linux operating system is not something you do every day. However, DiskInternals makes a tool called Linux Reader that can recover your data. The twist is that the tool runs under Microsoft Windows. Jack Wallen shows you...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Feb 2012

    Recognizing covert methods of launching malware attacks

    This chapter from Practical Malware Analysis offers a detailed look at various ways covert malware attacks are launched. Recognizing launching techniques is critical to finding malware on a live system. Note: The publisher has provided a promo code in this PDF for 30% off the purchase price of the...

    Provided By No Starch Press

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 security threats to watch out for in 2009

    Along with the explosion of new technologies, user habits, and social practices comes the inevitable wave of new security threats. Deb Shinder examines emerging vulnerabilities, from social networking to cloud computing to IP convergence.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 things you should cover in your social networking policy

    As sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook become enmeshed with business uses, organizations need to establish guidelines for employees on workplace access and appropriate usage. Deb Shinder looks at 10 key considerations that such guidelines should address.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 tech mistakes small businesses make (and how IT consultants can help clients avoid them)

    Small businesses must concentrate their time and energy on knowing their own industry -- and that often means that effective technology practices get overlooked. Erik Eckel explains the most common tech missteps he's encountered, along with preventive measures to protect businesses and prevent serious problems.This download includes a PDF version...

    Provided By Erik Eckel