Tuesday, 21 July 2020

FREE Security Awareness Training

People’s attention span is short, so Wizer made their videos 1-Minute long and to the point. A Wizer Free Plan includes more than 50 security awareness training videos covering topics such as: Phishing, Malware, Passwords, Wifi, Mobile, Social Media and more, together with quizzes, and progress reports for an unlimited number of users. See: https://wizer-training.com/

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

FREE PDF Tools

Every tool you need to work with PDFs in one place. All are 100% FREE and easy to use! Merge, split, compress, convert, rotate, unlock, reorder or remove pages, repair, edit, add signatures and watermark PDFs with just a few clicks. Even work offline using the iLovePDF Desktop app. The free account has some file size limits of around 100MB and some other limitations like no OCR on the PDF to Word. See: www.ilovepdf.com

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

FREE WordPress Vulnerability Checker

This free online tool utilizes the CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) database and Top-200 WordPress plugins list to perform an in-depth analysis of a website. No sign-up or login required, just visit: www.safetydetectives.com/is-website-secure/

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

FREE CISSP Training & Bootcamp

This CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) bootcamp is completely free and open source, covering the 8 domains of the exam. 15-hours of CISSP-based training freely available to everyone.
Learning CISSP is not hard, it's just a lot to remember and the exam is tricky. If you're currently working in cyber, no matter your level, there's some really good content here.
No sign-up or login required, just visit: https://cybertraining.ac/cissp/

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Introduction to Cyber Security - FREE 8 Week Course

Introduction to cyber security: stay safe online - free 8 week course from The Open University, endorsed by the CPD Standards Office, so can be used as evidence of continuing professional development. See: www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/introduction-cyber-security-stay-safe-online/content-section-overview?

Monday, 11 May 2020

Cybersecurity & GDPR Hub Facebook Group

Free to join knowledge sharing group promoting real world advice and GDPR good practice for both small businesses & individuals alike. See: https://www.facebook.com/groups/cybersec2020

Saturday, 25 April 2020

FREE Online Cyber Security Training

SANS Cyber Aces Online is a course that teaches the core concepts needed to assess, and protect information security systems. The course was developed by SANS and is an engaging, self-paced, easy to use combination of tutorial and videos. It’s available as open courseware so you can take it anytime and it’s free. See: https://www.cyberaces.org/

Friday, 24 April 2020

Low-Cost SMB Friendly Remote Access Platform

ConnectWise Control is an industry-leading remote unattended access platform (remote working) with powerful, easy-to-use machine monitoring and management features. Pricing starts at $38 a month (no commitment) on a monthly plan for 25 users. That's $38 in total for all 25 users, with discounts on annual plans. See: https://www.connectwise.com/software/control/remote-access

Thursday, 23 April 2020

FREE Work-From-Home IT Security Awareness Training Kit

The SANS Security Awareness Work-from-Home Deployment Kit includes everything you need to create a secure work-from-home workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Quickly train employees to work (and children to learn) from home safely and securely. The resources are a combination of SANS public resources and paid training materials, which have been released for free to support the community during this unique situation.

Friday, 17 April 2020

FREE Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

Authy is a free mobile/desktop service for two factor authentication (2FA) to protect your online accounts being accessed by others. Works with Microsoft, Google, LinkedIn, Instagra, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, PayPal, Amazon, Pinterest, Snapchat, Evernote, Discord & many others. See: https://authy.com/

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

FREE Hosting For Software Development

Github is a subsidiary of Microsoft that provides online hosting for software development version control using Git. It allows developers to work together no matter where in the world they are. The FREE plan allows unlimited public/private repositories, unlimited collaborators, 2,000 actions minutes/month and 500MB of GitHub Packages storage. For more info see: https://github.com/

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

F-Secure SAFE FREE for Virgin Media Customers

Virgin Media customers in the UK are eligible to get F-Secure SAFE Online Security for up to five devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, PCs and Macs, FREE for 12 months (normally £79.99 a year) and with no automatic sign up. Then just £25 each year thereafter.
See: https://campaigns.f-secure.com/safe/vm/gb-en/

Monday, 13 April 2020

FREE Cybersecurity Webinars

The (ISC)² Secure Webinar series features over 232 FREE on-demand online events where regional industry experts, (ISC)² members and solution providers offer their thought leadership on a variety of topics to help today’s cyber security professionals tackle current threats and challenges. It's FREE to register as a non-member to watch. See: https://www.isc2.org/News-and-Events/Webinars/EMEA-Webinars

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

FREE Automated Patch Management

ITarian Patch Management offers an efficient solution with robust features to keep your network patched with the latest patch updates. ITarian allows you to identify which endpoints contain vulnerabilities and need to be patched, across different operating systems including Windows, Linux and Mac OS, and deploy the patches at scheduled times. FREE for up to 50 endpoints, see: https://www.itarian.com/patch-management.php

Monday, 23 March 2020

Video Conferencing Platforms with FREE Tiers

The FREE Cisco Webex Personal tier allows you to host unlimited number of group meetings for up to 100 participants with no time limit. Available for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS. See: https://www.webex.com/
The FREE Zoom Basic tier allows you to host unlimited 1 to 1 meetings or an unlimited number of group meetings for up to 100 participants for 40mins. Available for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and plugins for various web browsers. See: https://zoom.us/

Microsoft Skype allows you to host a video or an audio conference with up to 50 people. Translated conversations feature (real-time translation) supports 11 languages. Available for Windows, Mac, Linux., Android, iOS, Xbox and Amazon Echo Devices, as well as purely via a web browser at web.skype.com. See: https://www.skype.com/

Jitsi Meet is a secure fully encrypted, fully featured and completely free open source video conferencing solution, that doesn't need and account. Web browser ready, so no downloads are required of your friends to join the conversation. Available for Android, iOS and integrates with Slack. See: https://meet.jit.si/

3CX is offering 3 years of FREE access. Available as a VM for Linux, Windows, or on the cloud in your Google, Amazon, or Azure account. See: https://www.3cx.com/phone-system/video-conferencing/

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

FREE PowerPoint Templates

SlideUpLift offers 36 FREE professionally designed PowerPoint templates. You will find a variety of PPT slides including timeline, business strategy, executive summary, mission vision, chevron diagrams and many more. See: https://slideuplift.com/powerpoint-templates/category/free-templates

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

FREE All-round Patching Solution

Patch Manager Plus, is an all-around patching solution, offering automated patch deployment for Windows, macOS, and Linux endpoints, plus patching support for 650+ third-party updates across 350+ third party applications. Available both on-premises and on the cloud, the Free Edition is fully functional for up to 20 computers and 5 servers. See: www.manageengine.com/patch-management/

Monday, 28 October 2019

FREE Security Orchestration Platform

The Demisto Free Community Edition offers automation, incident management and collaboration for your security operations centre.
Limitations are: 166 Daily Automation Commands, rolling 30-Day Incident History, Incident Closure Report, Email & Slack Customer Support and limited to a single tenant only. For more info, see: https://go.demisto.com/sign-up-for-demisto-free-edition

Friday, 11 October 2019

FREE Password Managers

Stop reusing passwords because you have too many to remember with these password managers with a free usage tiers.

unlimited passwords
multi-device
www.lastpass.com
50 passwords
single device
www.dashlane.com

unlimited passwords
single device
www.f-secure.com/en/home/products/key
unlimited passwords
single device
www.roboform.com

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Create your cyber security get well plan

CyberScore™ by XQ Cyber is an automated testing service that makes cyber security accessible to smallest businesses, by explaining potential business impacts and creating actionable get well plans. The CyberScore scanner is available as a virtual appliance for use within VMware ESXi 5.1 (and Workstation 9) onwards and for Microsoft HyperV. To get a Free CyberScore, see: https://xqcyber.com/cyberscore/cyberscore-for-smes

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

How To Identify Ransomware To Try and Get Your Files Back

ID Ransomware is a free service that lets you upload a ransom note and/or sample encrypted file to identify from over 750 different types of ransomware which one may have encrypted your data. Once identified, it will attempt to point you in the right direction, and let you know if there is a known way of decrypting your files. See: https://id-ransomware.malwarehunterteam.com/

Friday, 20 September 2019

FREE Copy Of The Microsoft 74-409 Exam Study Guide

Veeam are offering a free copy of the study guide for the Microsoft 74-409 exam on Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper‑V and System Center by Orin Thomas. The guide covers each of the exam objectives. Read this study guide to learn how to create and configure virtual machine settings, virtual machine storage and virtual networks. You’ll also learn about:

- Hyper-V failover clustering
- Virtual machine movement
- Virtualization monitoring
- Disaster recovery

To download, see: https://go.veeam.com/microsoft-certification-exam-74-409

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

How to Disable SMBv1 in Windows and Windows Server

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 protocol are still being exploited today by EternalBlue and others. Turn off SMBv1 today to stay safe. It's not worth the risk, for many the only reason for running it was compatibility with Windows XP. For instructions direct from Microsoft, see:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2696547/detect-enable-disable-smbv1-smbv2-smbv3-in-windows-and-windows-server

Friday, 23 August 2019

FREE Network Monitoring and Forensics Tool

Achieve enterprise-wide visibility for free with real-time network-based threat detection and network-based incident response. LogRhythm's NetMon Freemium provides the same enterprise grade functionality as a full NetMon license, but with limits on processing, packet storage, and data forwarding. All other features and functionality are fully enabled. For more info, see: https://logrhythm.com/products/logrhythm-netmon-freemium/

Friday, 16 August 2019

Free AI-powered secure team chat

Chanty team chat is a competitor to Slack. The FREE plan is aimed at teams with up to 10 members, features unlimited conversations, searchable history, one on one audio calls, voice messages, built-in task management and 20GB of file storage. Available for Windows, MacOS, Linux (Debian and Fedora), iOS and Android, see www.chanty.com

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

FREE Copy Of The Microsoft 70-410 Exam Study Guide

Netwrix are offering a free copy of the Microsoft 70-410 Exam Study Guide for System Administrators, by Brian Svidergol.

This Study Guide is written from an exam-developer point of view, describing the most effective study approach for both inexperienced and hands-on system administrators. Please note that this guide is meant to supplement other study materials and help you successfully pass the exam.

This guide will walk you through all of the exam sections:
• Installing and configuring servers
• Configuring server roles and features
• Configuring Hyper-V
• Deploying and configuring core network services
• And more…

See: https://try.netwrix.com/exam_guide_70-410_emea_n?

Saturday, 20 July 2019

FREE Cloud Based Design and Prototyping

Figma, prototype, and collaborate all in the browser—with Figma. Build faster and more consistently with reusable and scalable elements across your files. Access layers in each instance so you can intuitively edit and override text and images inline. The FREE Starter tier allows for 2 editors, up to 3 projects, 30 days version history and unlimited storage. As Figma is browser based, it works on a Mac, PC, Linux; and even on a Chromebook. See: https://www.figma.com/

Friday, 19 July 2019

FREE Expert Help for UK Victims of Cybercrime

The Cyber Helpline has been setup to help UK victims of cybercrime, via a free chatbot which gives immediate advice on how to deal with your cyber security issue. If the chatbot thinks you need more help it will pass you onto one of their volunteer cyber security experts. The chatbot and team of volunteer cyber security experts will talk in language that you understand and are able to advise you in all cyber security scenarios. See: www.thecyberhelpline.com/

Thursday, 18 July 2019

FREE Phishing Add-on for Gmail

The Demisto Gmail Phishing Add-on enables users to easily report suspicious emails to the security team. The plugin streamlines the reporting process by forwarding the original, suspicious email as an attachment to the security team. Since it is not a straightforward process in Gmail to forward and attach original emails, this single click process makes it easier for the user to send any suspicious emails to the security team without disrupting their usual daily routine. For more info see:  https://gsuite.google.com/u/1/marketplace/app/demisto_phishing_addon/98372960675

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

FREE Notion Workspace Tools

Write, plan, collaborate, and get organized with Notion - 4 tools 1.

1. Notes & Docs
A simple, beautiful writing experience, with 30+ media types.
2. Knowledge Base
Turn your tribal knowledge into easy-to-find answers.
3. Tasks & Projects
Kanban board, calendar, and list views. Lightweight yet flexible.
4. Spreadsheets & Databases
Keep records of everything. Capture your unique workflows.

Available for Mac, Windows, iOS and Android. A free account allows unlimited members, 1000 block storage, 5MB file upload limit, and bulk export. See: https://www.notion.so