Online technology links.News/Research
www.itoverload.com/fraud/--This is a sample of a technical e-mail publication that you can subscribe to Verb 1. subscribe to - receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; (one year approximately $280) that provides a consolidated summary of new technology issues in a format that gets past the hype and shows you practical ways to apply the technology to solve real business problems.
www.computerworld.com/cwi/itresources--Free site that provides a wide variety of resources to assist tech people.
www.techrepublic.com--Another free site that provides lots of good information to assist with tech-related work.
etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/ebooklist.html--Over 1,600 free e-books available for download.
www.zdnet.com/products--Provides objective reviews of the latest technology products in almost every category to help you do your research.
www.thestandard.com--A news site that covers the effect of technology on various industries. Many useful resources for business.
www.office.com--Another great resource for the small business owner/operator. Many useful free resources here on all aspects of starting and running a business.
www.computerworld.bitpipe.com/?cw=3--Research, analysis and white papers on a wide variety of IT subjects. Great research site.
www.avantgo.com--The best PDA/Palm application. Thousands of periodicals are available to automatically download to your Palm for free.
www.buy.com--If you know what you want already (and it has to do with computers) this is a good place to find it. Good place for getting a comparison price with which to haggle with your local retailer if you choose not to buy over the Web.
www.allaboutasp.org/enduser.cfm--Provides great research and background information to people who need to learn how to make an informed decision regarding selecting and working with an ASP (application service provider).
www.tucows.com--Stands for The Ultimate Collection Of Web Software. You can find virtually any kind of software you could ever need, many versions free or shareware Software on the "honor system." The concept is that users try a product, and if they like it, they voluntarily pay a set registration fee or make a donation to the program's creator. There are tens of thousands of shareware programs; some fantastic, some awful. with fully functional trials available for download.
www.itprodownloads.com/--Features download, top 10 and reviews of many utilities, plus branches to other download software links.
www.infogate.com--Free desktop toolbar A row or column of on-screen buttons used to activate functions in the application. Many toolbars are customizable, letting you add and delete buttons as required. Toolbars may be fixed in position or may float, which means they can be dragged to a more convenient location in the that you customize; provides an MP3 player A digital music player that supports the MP3 format, which was the audio format that started a revolution in online music downloads and distribution. All portable music players, the iPod being the most popular, support MP3 along with one or more other audio formats. , stock info, weather, news on companies you select, etc.
http://home.vnc.com--Free remote control software that works on multiple operating systems Operating systems can be categorized by technology, ownership, licensing, working state, usage, and by many other characteristics. In practice, many of these groupings may overlap. . Very useful utility.
www.Security_Wire_Digest@bdcimail.com--Security Wire Digest. Requires a subscription. Recent issue includes security tips related to the aftermath of terrorist attacks.
www.securityfocus.com--Home of the Bugtraq mailing list An automated e-mail system on the Internet, which is maintained by subject matter. There are thousands of such lists that reach millions of individuals and businesses. New users generally subscribe by sending an e-mail with the word "subscribe" in it and subsequently receive all new archive, plus a good source of security white papers.
www.cert (Computer Emergency Response Team) A group of people in an organization who coordinate their response to breaches of security or other computer emergencies such as breakdowns and disasters. .org--The CERT Coordination Center The CERT Coordination Center was created by DARPA in November 1988 after the Morris worm struck. It is a major coordination center in dealing with internet security problems. at Carnegie Mellon, a federally funded institute for the identification and investigation of computer crimes, viruses and other inappropriate use of systems. Provides one of the best resources for security advisories and best-practices information.
www.sans.org--SANS Institute, the leading organization for Information Security Education. Includes vulnerability list, white papers and port scan statistics from monitors spread around the Internet.
www.cve.mitre.org--Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, the authoritative list of vulnerability definitions.
www.icat.nist-gov--The National Institute of Standards and Technology's search engine for the CVE database.
www.securityportal.com--Security news and commentary.
www.ntbugtraq.com--A Windows-specific vulnerability Website and mailing list.
www.linuxsecurity.com--All things related to Linux security.
www.microsoft.com/technet/security--Microsoft Product Security Notification Service, Microsoft's security vulnerability mailing list.
www.project.honeynet.org--The Honeynet Project The Honeynet Project, led by Lance Spitzner, is a project to develop and analyze computer honeynet and honeypot data, and to further research into how malicious hackers act.
The project itself is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. : Learn how to do detailed forensics See computer forensics. after a compromise.
www.wiretrip.net/rfp/--The "skinnable" home of Rain Forest Puppy provides detailed information on exploits and has been first to list several prominent vulnerabilities.
www.insecure.org--Home of the definitive port scanner A port scanner is a piece of software designed to search a network host for open ports. This is often used by administrators to check the security of their networks and by hackers to compromise it. map, plus a great list of security tools.
www.atstake.com/research/advisories/index.html--Formerly Lopht advisories, this is an excellent list of advisories that often covers applications skipped by other lists.
www.2600.com--Home of the venerable hacker magazine.
www.infosecuritymag.com--Website for Information Security magazine, considered top in the industry, but may be a bit tech-heavy for some.
www.smartplanet.com--Almost free training site that offers hundreds of classes on both technical and non-technical subjects. Both instructor-led and self-paced courses are available for various prices.
www.interland.net--This is the place to keep your Website. 24X7X365 power generator backup, daily backup, built-in system redundancy, multiple T-3 direct Internet backbone (communications, networking) Internet backbone - High-speed networks that carry Internet traffic.
These communications networks are provided by companies such as AT&T, GTE, IBM, MCI, Netcom, Sprint, UUNET and consist of high-speed links in the T1, T3, OC1 and OC3 ranges. connections, all at a price starting less than $20 a month. This also includes your choice of NT or UNIX server A medium to large-scale computer system in a network that runs under Unix. Unix servers are widely used as application servers and database servers and are available from a variety of vendors, including Sun, IBM, HP and others. , e-mail accounts e-mail account n → cuenta de correo and a large list of other technical bells and whistles A slang English term for exceptional features in some product. In the computer field, it typically refers to functions in software that may be greatly appreciated by some users, even though they may not be necessary most of the time. that would cost you a fortune to create and maintain yourself. This is the fastest-growing Website hosting company on the planet.
www.DSLReports.com--Service provided via the Internet to test the upload and download speeds provided by your ISP (1) See in-system programmable.
(2) (Internet Service Provider) An organization that provides access to the Internet. Connection to the user is provided via dial-up, ISDN, cable, DSL and T1/T3 lines. .
www.eplace4business.com--Free site that provides a calendar, address book, notes, bookmarks and business news. All information stored can be shared with administrative assistants and visitors with different levels of access. An inexpensive way to keep people aware of your schedule.
Compiled by the Detroit Regional Chamber's MIS Department. For quick access to all of these Websites, visit the Detroiter online at www.detroitchamber.com. Click on "Detroiter."
10 free management tools for your IT staff
Cricket--Performs network and systems monitoring--cricket.sourceforge.net
TCPNetView--Determines IP and MAC addresses--www.eserv.ru/gorlach/netview/english.html.
Netsaint--Monitors network hosts and services--netsaint.sourceforge.net.
Qcheck--Performs network monitoring-www.qcheck.net/index.html.
Sysmon--Performs network monitoring--www.sysmon.org.
Virtual Network Computing See VNC. (VNC)--Lets you monitor many platforms from one console--www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/download.html.
Ping Scanner--Pings multiple addresses--www.fantastica.com/digilex/downloads.html.
Echo--Logs the results after pinging IP addresses-cbelwal.tripod.com.
Sam Spade--Queries network for many tests-www.samspade.org/ssw.
OpenNMS--Provides an open-source based net management platform--www.opennms.org.
Source: Network World magazine.