Useful Websites


Here are some good IT related websites.  We hope you find them useful.

Cisco / Networking

Cisco Design Zone – Best Practices

Cisco Learning Center – How to Study for CCNA for Free

Cisco Live Training Convention Video Portal – Free Registration Required

GNS3 Vault – Free Practice & Training Labs for Cisco Equipment

IOSHints – Ivan Pepelnjak’s Blog/site

NetCraftsmen – Network Consultants Blog

PacketBomb – WireShark Training Center

PacketPushers News & Podcasts

Stanford University Free Introduction to Networking Online Course

Digital Attack Maps

Digital Attack Map

Norse Attack Map

Free Information Security Books

Free Text Books

Grey Hat Tools

NSA Playset

IT Certification

CBT Nuggets


Certified Ethical Hacker Tutorials

Cisco Training & Certification Info Center


Juniper Networks Certification Programs

Microsoft Learning Info Center

Professor Messer

Red Hat Certification Info Center

SANS Certifications

VMware Certification Info Center

Information Security Organizations

Association of Information Technology Professionals

Google’s Security Blog

ISC2 – CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

Information System Audit & Control Association – San Diego

Information Systems Security Association

Infragard – Partnership for Protection

Krebs on Security blog

SANS Reading Room

US CERT – Computer Emergency Response Team blog

Linux Resources

Linux Foundation – Intro to Linux at EdX for Free

Linux Foundation – Linux System Administration Essentials at EdX for Free

USENIX Site Reliability Engineering Convention 2014 Presentations – Free

USENIX Site Reliability Engineering Convention 2015 Presentations – Free

USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference 2014 Presentations – Free

USENIX Large Installation System Administration Conference 2015 Presentations – Free


Microsoft Virtual Academy

Microsoft MSDN Product Evaluation Center — Free Downloads

Microsoft TechNet Product Evaluation Center — More Free Downloads

Microsoft Azure Cloud Services Free Trial Center

Microsoft Training Info Center

Microsoft Ignite Training Convention Video Center

Microsoft MSDN Video Training Portal

Reddit Resources:

CS Career Questions

IT Career Questions


Network Security

System Administrator

VMware Resources

VMWorld Convention Session Playback