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
50 passwords
single device

unlimited passwords
single device
unlimited passwords
single device

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:

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. 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

Thursday, 11 July 2019

How To Recover Microsoft Office Files That You Forgot To Save

We've all done it, created a file, maybe printed it, then closed Word or Excel without saving. Luckily there is a hidden backup. Before you panic, try following these simple steps: 
  1. Open the program (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) with a new blank file.
  2. Click File from the menubar
  3. Click on the Manage ... Document (Word), Workbook (Excel), Presentation (PowerPoint)
  4. And select Recover Unsaved ... Document / Workbook / Presentation
  5. Select the asd file to open and save as ...
Alternatively you may have a Recover Unsaved ... button at the bottom of the Open file dialog.

Friday, 28 June 2019

FREE Basic Security Logging System

The UK NCSC Logging Made Easy (LME) project is a self-install tutorial for small organisations to gain a basic level of centralised security logging for Windows clients and provide functionality to detect attacks. Combining free and open-source software, it helps the reader to produce an end-to-end logging capability. ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/logging-made-easy

Monday, 3 June 2019

Free CRM Software for Small Businesses

Agile CRM (Customer Relationship Management) offers a comprehensive platform to manage the entire customer journey, from generating leads, to closing deals and supporting your customers. FREE for up to 10 users with the following features: 50,000 Contacts & Companies, Custom Data Fields, Lead Scoring, Unlimited Deals, Tasks & Documents, Appointment Scheduling, Milestones, Email Tracking and more. See: https://www.agilecrm.com/pricing

Friday, 31 May 2019

FREE Visual Collaboration Platform

Miro is a visual collaboration platform for people with different talents to come together, better understand each other, and create amazing products faster. A free account gives you unlimited team members, 3 active editable boards (others are read only), anonymous board viewers, premade templates and the core integrations (Slack, Trello, Gmail, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, Adobe CC, Sketch, Unsplash and MS Teams). For more info, see: https://miro.com/

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

FREE Continual Professional Education (CPE) in Security

You do not need to be a certified CISSP security professional to benefit from the free Varonis Learn & Earn email series of on demand webinars, podcasts and privacy video tutorials. Every 2 weeks you get an email with a new Continual Professional Education (CPE) credit offering. If you are studying cybersecurity then it's definitely worth considering. To sign up see: https://info.varonis.com/cpe-courses-earn-while-you-learn

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Real-Time Log Anomaly Detection

Unomaly helps customers automate the analysis of vast amounts of data. It automatically and continuously learns the normal behavior of any IT system which helps teams to detect, explain, and respond to virtually any foreseen or unforeseen incident, breach, or outage. The free tier supports up to 10 sources. See: https://unomaly.com/

Friday, 10 May 2019

Full List of Windows Commands

This is a full list of all Windows commands for Command shell and PowerShell in Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008-2019. Can be filtered by Command-Line Syntax Key or Commands by Server Role. See:
Also available to download as a 1049 page PDF document at: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/opbuildpdf/administration/windows-commands/TOC.pdf?branch=live

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Quad9 Connect Android App

Get FREE protection on your mobile from malware and phishing with Quad9 DNS while encrypting your DNS requests for better privacy. This app overrides local DNS settings for both mobile and WiFi networks to use Quad9’s high-performance worldwide network of DNS servers, that combines more than 18 unique sources of threat intelligence. Works on non-rooted devices.

Quad9 does not collect, distribute, or resell your private data and was designed to meet GDPR requirements. This app does not access, examine, collect or retransmit any personal data from your device.
See: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quad9.aegis

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

FREE Enterprise Mobile Device Management

ManageEngine Mobile Device Manager Plus is an enterprise mobile device management solution that is designed to enhance employee productivity without compromising on corporate security. The free edition is fully-functional for up to 25 devices, available either as cloud or on-premises editions. See: https://www.manageengine.co.uk/mobile-device-management/

Friday, 26 April 2019

NCSC Cyber Exercise In A Box

Exercise in a Box is an online tool from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) which helps organisations test and practise their response to a cyber attack. It is completely free and you don’t have to be an expert to use it.

Cyber exercising can help you understand your organisation's preparedness and resilience to cyber attacks. This service covers the fundamentals of cyber exercising which helps you to find out how resilient your organisation is to a cyber attack, and to practise your response to critical cyber incidents in a safe environment. 

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Security Patching Simplified

0patch provides miniature patches of code (“micropatches”) to computers and other devices worldwide in order to fix software vulnerabilities in various, even closed source products. With 0patch, there are no reboots when patching. Available for free for personal and non-profit /educational use (but limited to free patches). Available for all versions of Windows and Windows Server, see: https://0patch.com

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

FREE Cyber Awareness Posters

MetaCompliance offer a free collection of 22 colourful cyber security awareness posters that can be printed at A3, to help your colleagues understand the wide range of risks they face. For more info, see: www.metacompliance.com/resources/compliance-aware-posters/

Friday, 29 March 2019

Security Boulevard

Security Boulevard is the home of the Security Bloggers Network (SBN). Over 300 member blogs strong; SBN has been promoting and distributing some of the leading security bloggers content for over 12 years. Also features original content by distinguished journalists, as well as audio and video content via Chats and Security Boulevard TV. See: https://securityboulevard.com/