FancyZones is a MS utility that allows you to quickly arrange and snap windows into efficient layouts and restore different layouts. You can define a set of desktop locations that serve as drag targets for windows. When the user drags a window into a designated zone, the window will be resized and repositioned to fill the zone. Thanks for the recommendation go to meest.
BurnAware allows you to create all types of CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs—even M-Disc. Advanced options include control of boot settings, UDF partition and ISO levels, session selection, audio CD text, data recovering, disc spanning and direct copying. Fruguy01 tells us, "Burnaware was my choice of free burning software for a long time. Haven't used it in a while, but it's still a good product."
AS-Stats is a simple tool that uses Perl scripts to generate per-AS traffic graphs for one or more routers based on the NetFlow/sFlow records. Kindly suggested by sbbr.
OpenVAS is a vulnerability scanner featuring unauthenticated and authenticated testing, various high- and low-level internet and industrial protocols, performance tuning for large-scale scans and a powerful internal programming language that can implement any type of vulnerability test. Tests are pulled from a feed with a long history and daily updates. Our thanks for this one go to sughenji.
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Crossfeed is a joint CISA/DDS designed tool that can continuously monitor your company's public-facing attack surface to discover assets and potential security vulnerabilities. Offers both passive and active scanning modes that collect data from a number of open-source tools and data feeds through a self-service portal. Provides actionable reports on organization assets and allows you to customize
Certbot is an open-source tool that allows you to enable HTTPS on manually administered websites through the automated use of Let’s Encrypt certificates. owenthetechie recommends it as "the EFF's version of certify the web that is completely free."
EasyJob helps you organize and execute all your PowerShell and BAT scripts from a single interface. Its author, akshin1995, explains: "As a sysadmin, I use many PowerShell scripts on a daily basis. To make them more accessible, organized and easy-to-execute, I created this tool using .NET 5. Decided to share it with the community—maybe it might be useful for someone."
OCS Inventory is an asset-management solution that discovers the soft and hard composition of each machine and server as well as the active elements on your network. A web console allows you to view inventory results and the detected network hardware and to create deployment packages. Our thanks for this one go to hoeskioeh.
Get this in your inbox each week. Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday! The results from our recent threat survey are in. We explored the extent to which companies understand and are prepared for ransomware, and the results were eye-opening. You can read all about it here. In case you missed it, tomorrow's free educational webinar, “What's New in Windows Server 2022,” will offer a full breakdown of the