Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Apple Swift Programming Language

The Apple Swift programming language is now open source as well as free. Swift is a general-purpose programming language built using a modern approach to safety, performance, and software design patterns, suitable for mobile and desktop apps, scaling up to cloud services. See: https://swift.org/

Thursday, 23 June 2016

FREE Webroot SecureWeb™ Browser for iOS

The FREE Webroot SecureWeb app for iOS protects you from malicious web sites and content with real-time anti-phishing protection that enables you to customize your protection level. Features an advanced URL reputation database, improved tabbed browsing and password management.

Requires iOS® 8.0 or later, compatible with iPhone®, iPod touch®, and iPad®, see: http://www.webroot.com/gb/en/home/products/ios

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Free Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) In Office 365

Protect your Office 365 admin account credentials (and any users) with the free Azure multi-factor authentication option included in your subscription. Second factors include the Azure Authenticator mobile app, SMS or phone call to a pre-assigned mobile, or App passwords for non browser clients (eg Outlook) and device apps that don't support MFA. Users can also trust devices for up to 60 days, for more info, see: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Set-up-multi-factor-authentication-for-Office-365-users-8f0454b2-f51a-4d9c-bcde-2c48e41621c6?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Saturday, 11 June 2016

38 Free eBooks From Microsoft Press

Microsoft Press have published 8 new free titles in 2016, covering SharePoint, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, SQL Server 2016 and Xamarin, with 38 titles available on the Microsoft Virtual Academy website. eBooks are available in PDF, EPUB and Mobi for Kindle formats. You must sign up as a member of the Microsoft Virtual Academy which is free, before you can download the eBooks. For more info see: https://mva.microsoft.com/ebooks#9780735697225

Friday, 10 June 2016

Monitor And Block Bad Bots From Your Website

Bots can account for 50% of all web traffic and bad bots can affect your business. 4 different types exist: Hackers, Impersonators, Ad Fraudsters, Scrapers. A FREE DataDome account features bot traffic monitoring, unlimited hits/month, dashboard access and 72 hours of backdata. Paid accounts add blocking features, 1 month of backdata and support options. See: https://datadome.co/

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Which Websites Support Two Factor Authentication (2FA)?

Protect your online accounts by enabling two factor authentication (2FA) so that a hacker would need your mobile phone as well as your username and password. Two Factor Auth (2FA) is a free online list of websites and services that support 2FA. Split into 25 categories and an option to request 2FA where it is not yet available. See: https://twofactorauth.org/

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Password Strength Check

Some passwords that we think may take ages to crack actually take minutes. Quickly check how long it would take for your password will be brute-forced with an average home computer and a botnet. Only to be used for educational purposes, do not enter live passwords. See: https://password.kaspersky.com/

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Manage And Protect Your Identity

Blur is an easy-to-use online privacy system with a FREE account option, features include encrypted passwords, masked emails, tracker blocking and auto-fill. Lets you easily generate a unique strong password for every account. If you don't want to give a website your email address the system lets you give masked emails, and then receive emails privately or block them as spam. The Premium version adds masked credit cards, masked phone and backup and sync features. See: https://www.abine.com/index.html

Monday, 6 June 2016

Privileged Account Discovery for Windows

User accounts with full admin rights are a security risk. Privileged Account Discovery Tool by Thycotic is a FREE utility which discovers your Windows privileged accounts on the network and generates immediate, detailed reports. Passwords are never recorded or exposed, and sensitive information is never stored. See: https://thycotic.com/solutions/free-windows-privileged-account-discovery-tool/

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

20GB Of Free Online Storage Space

pCloud is your personal online storage space for your photos and videos, music or important documents. All your files are available wherever you go, on any device - iOS, Android, Desktop, Web. Access it on your smartphone, your computer using pCloud Drive, or via any browser on my.pCloud.com. Sign up to instantly get 10GB of free online storage space, with up options to earn an additional 10GB. See: www.pcloud.com