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/

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Quad9 DNS on Android

Google has released a new feature called Private DNS mode in Android 9 Pie. This new feature makes it easier to keep third parties from listening in on the DNS queries coming from your device by encrypting those queries.  DNS-over-TLS is something Quad9 has supported since it launched. For more information see:
https://www.quad9.net/private-dns-quad9-android9/

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Hacker Combat Community

Hacker Combat is a dedicated cybersecurity news platform, sharing IT expert guidance and insight, in-depth analysis, and news. Offering unbiased information to security professionals, on the countless security challenges that they come across every day. They also feature a range of free security tools for website scans, forensic security analysis and network security scans. See:
https://hackercombat.com/combat-tools/

Monday, 25 March 2019

FREE Consumer Advice Following A Data Breach

Breach Clarity offers free resources and advice helps consumers understand how to protect themselves from identity theft and other harms following a data breach. See: https://www.breachclarity.com/

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

How To Create Windows Install Discs

Microsoft's Windows media creation tool lets you create free Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 installation discs / media.  All you need is a valid licence key, a blank USB flash drive or DVD with at least 5 GB of available drive space and to visit:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/15088/windows-10-create-installation-media

Friday, 1 March 2019

FREE Guide to Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Turn It On: The Ultimate Guide to Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is a free resource with the goal of bringing awareness to the benefits of 2FA. This site provides an explanation of 2FA and how it protects online accounts from compromise as well as a directory of step-by-step tutorials on enabling the security feature on 100s of top websites. See: https://www.turnon2fa.com

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Global Cyber Alliance Cybersecurity Toolkit

The GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit is an online resource that includes a wealth of free and effective tools businesses can start using right now, today, to make an immediate impact on reducing cyber risk.

Use the Toolkit to assess your security posture, implement free tools, find practical tips, and use free resources and guides to improve your company’s cybersecurity readiness and response. Currently the six toolboxes cover:
  • Know What You Have
  • Update Your Defenses
  • Beyond Simple Passwords
  • Prevent Phishing and Viruses
  • Defend Against Ransomware
  • Protect Your Brand
For more info see: https://gcatoolkit.org

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

FREE Cybersecurity Knowledge Base

MITRE ATT&CK™ is a globally-accessible knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques based on real-world observations. The ATT&CK knowledge base is used as a foundation for the development of specific threat models and methodologies in the private sector, in government, and in the cybersecurity product and service community. ATT&CK is open and available to any person or organization for use at no charge. See: https://attack.mitre.org/

Friday, 8 February 2019

FREE Email Threat Scan For Office 365

Barracuda Email Threat Scanner is a free online service that scans all your Office 365 emails and identifies these dormant threats without any impact on your system’s performance.

Use it to find spear phishing, account takeover, business email compromise and impersonation. Prevent domain fraud by identifying domains that are at risk of spoofing and other fraud. Identify high-risk employees who are most likely to be targeted by spear phishing. Detect email threats that already exist with within your email environment. See: https://www.barracuda.com/email_scan

Friday, 1 February 2019

FREE Impartial and Insightful Articles on Governance, Risk and Compliance

Launched in 2018, the GRC Hub writes everyday about key governance, risk, compliance, internal audit, cyber security, third party management and business continuity issues.
The GRC Hub was created as a space for interested readers to turn for reliable, impartial (they don’t work in partnership with vendors) and insightful articles on these issues. See: www.igrc.eu

Monday, 28 January 2019

85% OFF Heimdal Thor Premium Home Antivirus

Heimdal Thor Premium Home (Vigilance and Foresight) Antivirus: 5-Yr Subscription (for up to 10 PCs) only $99.95 (normally $699.95)

Named Antimalware Solution of the Year at the 2018 Computing Security Awards. Heimdal Thor Premium combines two elite cybersecurity products, Vigilance Home and Foresight Home, to provide the most comprehensive anti-virus and threat prevention suite on the market. Easy to install, supremely lightweight, and capable of stopping even the most sophisticated malware, ransomware, and online scams.

Available for  Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7. See: http://bit.ly/Heimdal-Premium-Home-5Yrs

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Know Your Data Protection Rights And Liabilities

The new digital world is regulated by the GDPR in the EU with less known several other regulations, like the ePrivacy, the PECR, Convention 108, the NIS, the eCommerce Directive, IP laws, etc. Datarainbow is a free resource site by Tara Taubman-Bassirian, LLM, a French Lawyer based in the UK, which aims to help individuals and organisations to know their rights and liabilities. See: http://datarainbow.eu/

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

FREE Copy Of The CISSP Study Guide

Netwrix are offering a free copy of The CISSP Study Guide, by Brian Svidergol, which  provides a solid foundation for anyone preparing to become a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. It contains materials to prepare you for all eight domains of the CISSP exam.

In the 93 page guide, you’ll find:
• An overview of the exam’s structure
• The key things you need to know in each domain
• Sample tests for each domain, with thorough explanations of the answers
• 27 additional resources to check out

See: https://try.netwrix.com/cissp_exam_study_guide_emea_n

Monday, 21 January 2019

FREE Managing Online Risks Training

The Hiscox CyberClear Academy is an online interactive suite of cyber security training modules included as part of their Cyber and data insurance policies. Hiscox are offering the first module of the CyberClear Academy 'Managing Online Risks' which covers phishing and social engineering, for free. The training is useful for both individuals and employees of small businesses. For more info, see: www.hiscox.co.uk/business-insurance/cyber-and-data-insurance/real-world-hack

Thursday, 10 January 2019

FREE Microsoft Office 365 Management

O365 Manager Plus is an extensive Microsoft Office 365 tool used for reporting, managing, monitoring, auditing, and creating alerts for critical activities. With its user-friendly interface, you can easily manage Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Teams, and other Office 365 services all from one place.

Provides over 700 preconfigured reports together with built-in audit reports to track every event happening in your Office 365 environment to take preemptive actions. Completely free for Office 365 accounts with up to 25 users, and never expires, see: https://www.manageengine.co.uk/office365-management-reporting