Thursday, 24 April 2014

Keep Your Private Files In A Hidden Protected Folder

If you share a computer or just want additional privacy, Lockbox enables you to hide, lock and password protect almost any folder on your computer. Once locked you cannot see the folder in Windows Explorer. The FREE edition protects one folder with an unlimited number of subfolders. Protects folders even in Windows safe mode. Available for all Windows operating systems, see: http://fspro.net/my-lockbox/

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Password Protect Your Files

AxCrypt is a FREE open source file encryption for Windows. It integrates seamlessly with Windows to compress, encrypt, decrypt, store, send and work with individual files. Features right-click integration with Windows Explorer and self-decrypting files which doesn't require additional software by the end user. See: http://www.axantum.com/AxCrypt/Default.html

Thursday, 17 April 2014

FREE DWG Compatible CAD Software

DraftSight is a FREE 2D CAD package by the makers of Solidworks and Catia that lets you create, edit and view AutoCAD DWG 2013 files. Available for Windows, Mac OSX & Linux.  See: http://www.3ds.com/products-services/draftsight

Monday, 14 April 2014

333 Hours Virtual Server Use For FREE

FREE $10 credit to deploy a virtual server on DigitalOcean with promo code DEPLOY2DO - The credit can be used for a VPS with 2GB RAM/2 cores/40GB SSD HD & 3TB transfer for 333 hours. To not be charged when powered off, take a snapshot and then destroy the VPS. Restore from the snapshot image anytime to bring it back online. Pricing starts @ $5/month or $0.007/hr, see: http://bit.ly/bythehourVPS

Friday, 11 April 2014

Online Microsoft Project Viewer

Seavus Project Viewer™ Web version is a FREE standalone web application that reads the Microsoft® Project .mpp file format. All you need to have is a valid Gmail account. Supports files created in MS® Project 2003, 2007, 2010 & 2013.
See: http://www.seavusprojectviewer.com/

Thursday, 10 April 2014

LastPass Heartbleed Vulnerability Checker

The LastPass Heartbleed checker lets you check if a website is vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug causes a vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, which is used by roughly two-thirds of all websites on the Internet. See: https://lastpass.com/heartbleed/

For more information on the Heartbleed bug, see: http://venturebeat.com/one-handy-graphic/ and http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Purple WiFi is an enterprise guest WiFi solution that works with most leading WiFi routers and your internet connection. Their FREE product allows you to give your guests a free, easy to use, secure and legally compliant WiFi hotspot.
See: www.purplewifi.net

Monday, 7 April 2014

Am I Running XP?

May seem like a silly question to those in IT, but a lot of people have no idea what operating system they are running. Don't forget, you can make Windows 7 and Vista look like XP.  So to help, Microsoft have a website promoting the Windows XP end of life message at: http://amirunningxp.com/
Still using XP see http://www.welivesecurity.com for security advice.

Friday, 4 April 2014

FREE Router Crash Test

Lately there have been at lot of news reports regarding security flaws in routers that could allow your home network be taken over remotely and used for DDoS attacks. Gibson Research Corporation has a FREE online router crash test, to see if your router has a certain potential security vulnerability. See: https://www.grc.com/dns/crashtest.htm

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

FREE IT Log Management

XpoLog’s log management and analysis system with Augmented Search technology for searching live log data is available as a FREE Starter Plan. Features include 1GB/Day with no limitations on the number of users or devices that send log data. See: http://www.xpolog.com/

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

FREE Online Financial Management For Small Business

Yodlee SmallBusiness is a FREE online service to view all of your business' money coming in and going out, as well as track invoices and expenses. Works with multiple accounts and is automatically categorized for tax. See: http://yodleesmallbiz.com