Useful Applications

Tools & Applications

Boran’s Self-Help Guide to Computer & Network Security This site is intended as a ‘self-help’ guide to computer & network security, primarily for security managers, programmers and system administrators.

CIDR Subnets – A chart describing CIDR Subnets.

CPU ID – More free networking tools!

DreamSpark – is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes.

How to Geek – The name describes it perfectly.

LastPass – Stop wasting time writing, remembering, and resetting passwords. Only remember one master password, and keep the rest locked up and easy-to-find in the LastPass password manager.

Metasploit – World’s most used penetration testing software

NetCraft – Netcraft provide internet security services including anti-fraud and anti-phishing services, application testing and PCI scanning.

Ninite Apps – You don’t watch for updates, our bots do that!

NirSoft – NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.

NMAP – is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing.

Packet Life – The site’s goal is to offer free, quality technical education to all network professionals all over the world, regardless of skill level or background.

Portable Apps – A fully open source and free platform, it works on any portable storage device (USB flash drive, memory card, portable hard drive, etc), cloud drive (DropBox, Google Drive, etc), or installed locally.

Sec Tools – For more than a decade, the Nmap Project has been cataloging the network security community’s favorite tools.

Slimware Utilities – Provides community-powered software and services that clean, repair, update and optimize personal computers.

Subnet-Calculator – The IP Subnet Mask Calculator enables subnet network calculations using network class, IP address, subnet mask, subnet bits, mask bits, maximum required IP subnets and maximum required hosts per subnet.

Tech Nibble – This website covers the business side of computer repair including how to get new clients, how to deal with bad ones, tips and tools to use.

Ted Talks – Technology, Entertainment and Design is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less.)