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10/12/2018
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12 Free, Ready-to-Use Security Tools

There's no excuse for not knowing your exposure. These free tools can help you analyze what your company is up against and point ways to developing a more thorough security program.
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It's nearly mid-October, which means we're well into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This 15th annual public awareness campaign serves as yet another opportunity for security vendors to show their wares and get people who don't always take cybersecurity seriously to take a closer look.

Free security tools are one way to get them on that path, offering some real depth that can help companies analyze their exposure and start formulating a more detailed cybersecurity plan.

Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4, says that the highly regarded "2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report" once again found the vast majority of breaches are caused by phishing emails and pretexting. His company – one of eight we highlight – offers a free tool to determine which email addresses and domain names might be exposed on the Dark Web. Other offerings take aim at different social attacks, as well as get companies into the basics of deep packet analysis, help them look for flaws in SAP code, and offer a step-by-step approach to developing their own security awareness program. 

 

Steve Zurier has more than 30 years of journalism and publishing experience, most of the last 24 of which were spent covering networking and security technology. Steve is based in Columbia, Md. View Full Bio

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CallumLepide
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10/16/2018 | 6:11:37 AM
Free Tools
This article is absoultly right. IF you are unsure if you have a security threat in your system already but are low on budget. Download some free tools to help you find out where you need to direct fundsand see what solutions work best.

 

Its also a great way to trial a company's products and solution and to see how user friendly they are
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10/13/2018 | 2:03:59 AM
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The security tools are the most important component of any system and those tools secure our data against any kind of scams over the system. There are several security tools available on the Internet and many of them are free. To get them all, consult with Microsoft Support Chat, it will help you to select the best option for your system. 
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10/12/2018 | 9:49:17 AM
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good post
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