10 ways to prevent ransomware from damaging your business

Ransomware, commonly spread through e-mail or web sites, is a piece of malicious code that encrypts as much data as it can using a very strong encryption key. Here’s how to prevent it.

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Exploring automated patch management solutions

If you calculate the man hours patching your systems, and consider the risks associated with not patching, you will probably see how automated patch management is an ROI you can’t ignore.

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Top 20 Free Digital Forensic Investigation Tools for SysAdmins

Here are 20 of the best free tools that will help you conduct a digital forensic investigation. Whether it’s for an internal human resources case, an investigation into unauthorized access to a server, or if you just want to learn a new skill, these suites a perfect place to start.

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Top 20 Free Disk Tools for SysAdmins

This article lists 20 of the best free tools for partitioning, cloning, diagnostics, repair, recovery, encryption, wiping or drive information and is intended to supplement the list provided on 101 Free SysAdmin Tools. Even if you may have heard of some of these tools before, I’m confident that you’ll find a gem or two among […]

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Top 10 free database tools for sys admins

This article lists 10 of the best free tools for managing, comparing, administering and developing databases. I’m confident that you’ll find a gem or two amongst this list.

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Top 5 Free Rescue Discs for Your Sys Admin Toolkit

Here are the best all-in-one Bootable CD/USBs that admins can use to troubleshoot and repair a Linux or Windows system – all handy additions to your toolkit.

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The Top 20 Free Network Monitoring and Analysis Tools for Sys Admins

We know how administrators love free tools that make their life easier. Here are 20 of the best free tools for monitoring devices, services, ports or protocols and analyzing traffic on your network. Even if you may have heard of some of these tools before, we’re sure you’ll find a gem or two amongst this […]

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An Introduction to E-Discovery (Part 2)

In part two of this two-part series, I discuss the e-discovery process (EDRM) and highlight two common e-communications archiving architectures used by organizations today as part of their e-discovery strategy. If you missed part one, check it out here.

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