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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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1. Wombat Security
Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint, offers two free security tools. The first, wombatsecurity.com/heroes, was developed for companies just starting out with security awareness training. Level 1 features two one-minute videos on the basics of phishing and SMS phishing (smishing), followed by more detailed examples of phishing emails. Level 2 focuses on the basics of ransomware, and Level 3 offers tips ahead of this year's online holiday shopping season, as well as pointers on business email compromises. 
The second tool, Best Behavior Bingo, was developed for companies with a higher level of awareness. The Bingo board starts with phishing and identity theft basics. From there, players can drill down into other topics, such as security tips for Internet of Things devices and adding two-factor authentication to email, social media, and financial accounts.
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1. Wombat Security

Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint, offers two free security tools. The first, wombatsecurity.com/heroes, was developed for companies just starting out with security awareness training. Level 1 features two one-minute videos on the basics of phishing and SMS phishing (smishing), followed by more detailed examples of phishing emails. Level 2 focuses on the basics of ransomware, and Level 3 offers tips ahead of this year's online holiday shopping season, as well as pointers on business email compromises.

The second tool, Best Behavior Bingo, was developed for companies with a higher level of awareness. The Bingo board starts with phishing and identity theft basics. From there, players can drill down into other topics, such as security tips for Internet of Things devices and adding two-factor authentication to email, social media, and financial accounts.

Image Source: Wombat Security

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pheil300
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10/31/2018 | 9:26:46 PM
Re: Pending Review
I thought priorities were: People, Process then Products....in order. The best products in the world aren't going to help if you don't have the right people or the security/business processes to utilize them.
RicoF727
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10/31/2018 | 11:23:42 AM
Here's the actual 12 tools
Here's the actual 12 tools

1.     Wombat Security - https://www.wombatsecurity.com/heroes

2.     https://www.wombatsecurity.com/bingo

3.     https://www.knowbe4.com/phishing-security-test-offer  -  lets companies run a simulated phishing test for up to 100 users. Within 24 hours, companies will receive a PDF with their phish-prone percentage and charts to share with management

4.     https://www.knowbe4.com/domain-doppelganger -  an option that KnowBe4 made available about two weeks ago. Participants will also receive a PDF within 24 hours of all their look-alike domains

5.     https://www.knowbe4.com/ransomware-simulator -  This tool simulates 13 ransomware infections and one cryptomining infection and will point out vulnerable workstations.

6.     https://erpmaestro.com/arm/?domain=erpmaestro.com - ERP Maestro, analyzes all existing insider threats within a company's SAP environment and issues monthly updates on the company's risk profile

7.     https://logrhythm.com/products/logrhythm-netmon-freemium/ - LogRhythm offers a free network analysis tool in which network managers can retain data for up to three days

8.     https://www.anomali.com/learn/staxx-access-stix-taxii-feeds - Anomali offers STAXX as a free client that lets users access any STIX/TAXII-compatible threat intelligence feed. STAXX supports STIX 1.0 and 2.0 standards, which are common languages for conveying data about threat intelligence

9.     https://www.neuralys.io/pricing -  The Neuralys platform offers a centralized dashboard for visualizing a company's vulnerability trends, security zoning for the prioritization of risk management tasks, and mitigation tracking for monitoring responses across a team's security operations.

a.    Neuralys can import/upload risks or vulnerabilities from existing security toolsets or penetration tests in seconds by using its native Nessus parser or the universal CSV importer

10.    Bizploit  - https://www.onapsis.com/research/free-solutions - Bizploit helps infosec pros with the discovery, exploration, vulnerability assessment, and exploitation phases of specialized SAP penetration testing

11.    Onapsis Integrity Analyzer - https://www.onapsis.com/research/free-solutions - The Integrity Analyzer for SAP was developed to help SAP customers protect their systems from unauthorized modifications of ABAP programs

12.   https://detexian.com/ -  Detexian has created a B2B SaaS product for small and midsize businesses that offers 24/7 threat detection.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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10/26/2018 | 10:45:34 PM
Re: Free Tools
True, but it takes some vetting. Some of the free tools can be anxiety-inducing if they're offered by an independent developer or small organization with minimal rep. For a couple of free tools I use, I've had to do quite a bit of research just to make sure they were on the up and up -- when in the long run I might have been better off and more comfortable had they just asked to charge $10 to my credit card. ;)
Marilyn Cohodas
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10/25/2018 | 12:19:52 PM
Re: 12 tools ??
Headline is correct--There are 9 slides for each company but 12 tools mentioned in total! 
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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10/25/2018 | 11:50:42 AM
Re: 12 tools ??
Looking into that! Stay tuned. 
RSR555
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10/25/2018 | 9:33:33 AM
12 tools ??
Only 8 tools listed, what happened to the other 4?
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
rosiepage44
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10/13/2018 | 2:03:59 AM
Re: Pending Review
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. 
ronaldthomas
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10/12/2018 | 9:49:17 AM
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