Favorite links


Cimtrak - Protects against unauthorized change to vital applications and servers (physical, virtual or cloud based), including network devices, operating system settings, system files, directories, data files, file attributes and Windows® Registry settings.


Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® - The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer-interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills and professional growth of its members.


ISC2 - A global, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to maintaining a Common Body of Knowledge for Information Security [IS]. Certifying industry professionals and practitioners in an international IS standard Administering training and certification examinations.
Ensuring credentials are maintained, primarily through continuing education.


ISACA - As an independent, nonprofit, global association, ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.


Microsoft - Get tools, checklists, best practices, planning, and training to help you do your job and manage your networks securely.


GFI -Makers of software solution for the security professional, LanGuard® is an award-winning network vulnerability and patch management solution. EventsManager® is a monitoring, management and archiving solution that can handle the thousands of events generated by an extended range of devices across your entire network. WebMonitor® helps increase security and employee productivity by giving administrators control over what users are browsing and downloading in real-time.


Infragard -The Infragard site is mainly concerned with increasing communication between public-based organizations and between those organizations & the federal government specifically concerning physical and computer infrastructure security issues and news.


Snort - is an open-source, free and lightweight network intrusion detection system (NIDS) for UNIX
derivatives and Windows.


Information Shield - The leading library of information security policy and data privacy policies including Information Security Policies Made Easy by Charles Cresson Wood.


Metasploit- provides information about security vulnerabilities and aids in penetration testing and IDS signature development.Its best-known, sub-project is the open-source Metasploit Framework, a tool for developing and executing exploit code against a remote target machine. Other important sub-projects include the Opcode Database, shellcode archive and related research. The Metasploit is well known for its anti-forensic and evasion tools, some of which are built into the Metasploit Framework.


Nessus - is a proprietary comprehensive vulnerability scanner which is developed by Tenable Network Security. It is free of charge for personal use in a non-enterprise environment.


Fortinet - is a leading provider of fast and secure cyber security solutions, offers enterprise-level next generation firewalls and vast array of network security products.