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ASP Members

___UTILITY SITE DIRECTORIES. ASP (Association of Shareware Professionals) Members list contains links of thousands of shareware providers arranged alphabetically and searchable by keywords.

Educational Software Directory

___UTILITY SITE DIRECTORIES. Educational Software Directory lists learning software.

Nerd's Heaven

___UTILITY SITE DIRECTORIES. Nerd's Heaven Directory lists shareware websites with descriptions.

Shareware Industry Awards

___UTILITY SITE DIRECTORIES. Shareware Industry Awards has an annual banquet honoring the best and brightest shareware in the industry. The winners are listed here.

CNET Download

­__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. CNET’s Download.com has an elegant directory that arranges shareware by categories and allows keyword searching. Star ratings and reviews are provided for the better offerings.

Freshmeat

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. Freshmeat is the Web's largest index of Unix, cross platform, and Palm OS software.

IT Pro Downloads

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. Network Computing’s IT Pro Downloads provides directory and keyword searches plus full reviews for each offering. Offerings are geared towards the interests of IT professionals.

MajorGeeks

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. MajorGeeks provides directory and keyword searches.

SharewareJunkies

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. SharewareJunkies is the oldest shareware site on the Web. Volunteers review every utility offered.

SimplytheBest

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. SimplytheBest provides a clear list of categories and good description of software.

Tucows

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. Tucows offers Windows, Linux, Mac, and PDA shareware. It offers category and keyword searching. Each offering is rated.

WinSite

__UTILITY DOWNLOAD SITES. WinSite is the largest Windows shareware site. Offerings are checked for viruses, and approved by humans.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

_UTILITIES. Adobe Acrobat Reader is freeware that allows you to read PDF files which is the standard for multi-platform document distribution. In the latest version, editing comments can be added to documents created with Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional or higher.

CoolTabs

_UTILITIES. CoolTabs 2.0 creates tabs on the edges of your screen to store icons for launching applications, documents or URLs. Cleanup your desktop and sort icons by categories. Completely customizable and slick.

Editor2

_UTILITIES. Editor2 is a free notepad replacement installed along with the free trial download of xplorer2. It can handle larger file sizes and the search and replace functions are way faster than notepad on large files.

Google Toolbar

Google Toolbar is worth using just for the easy to use popup blocker. Turn off Internet Explorer's blocker and use this one instead for better control. Plus you can do a Google search from the toolbar.

Macromedia Flash & Shockwave

_UTILITIES. Macromedia Flash and Shockwave freeware plug-ins for browsers allow complex media content to be displayed on web pages. Plus you can do a Google search from the toolbar.

mIRC

_UTILITIES. mIRC is one of the most popular clients for IRC (Internet Relay Chat). IRC is a multi-user chat system, where people meet on "channels" to talk in real time, including technical discussions. IRC is the net's equivalent of CB radio. But unlike CB, Internet Relay Chat lets people all over the world participate in real-time conversations on any topic imaginable.

MusicMatch

_UTILITIES. MusicMatch Jukebox is one of the more popular utilities for playing music on your PC.

OpenOffice

_UTILITIES. OpenOffice.org by Sun Microsystems is freeware Office Suite "OpenOffice.org 2.0" with much of the functionality of Microsoft Office but with the advantage that it is open source. It is available for Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Mac OS X. It has been under development for 5 years and this release version is excellent and has won several awards. It is fully ODF compliant. Sun also offers a $100 version called Star Office with more functionality, including additional fonts, templates, clipart and a database component.

Powertoys for Win XP

_UTILITIES. Powertoys is a collection of Microsoft utilities, the most popular of which are TweakUI and Cleartype Tuner. TwaekUI gives access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface. ClearType Tuner allows tuning of text clarity on flat panel displays.

Slim Browser Lite

_UTILITIES. Slim Browser Lite is a tabbed multiple site freeware browser. The tool bars are compact using very little screen real estate. It is a slick and elegant full featured browser. This free plug in at the site is also useful: SpellCheker. It incorporates a large collection of powerful features like built in popup killer, FTP, RSS, skinned window frame, form filler, site group, quick search, auto login, hidden sites, built in commands and scripting, online translation, script error suppression, blacklist / whitelist filtering, URL Alias.

Snort

_UTILITIES. Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system utilizing a rule-driven language, which combines the benefits of signature, protocol and anomaly based inspection methods. It is available as freeware for the Unix platform. With millions of downloads to date, Snort is the most widely deployed intrusion detection and prevention technology worldwide and has become the de facto standard for the industry.

Stardock Object Desktop

_UTILITIES. Stardock Object Desktop is the ultimate in customizing the Win XP user interface. There is no limit to how you can design your desktop - more than eye candy, you can increase your computer's functionality.

Teleport Pro

_UTILITIES. Teleport Pro downloads an entire website to your computer for offline viewing. The trial has 40 free uses.

UEStudio

_UTILITIES. UEStudio is an award winning IDE (integrated development environment) that includes all the features of UltraEdit HTML editor plus native support for over 30 popular compilers, integrated CVS version control, built-in class browsing, language intelligence (like Intellisense), project converter, and a batch builder.

Black Box

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. Black Box is a vendor of networking equipment that provides many learning resources and superior support from their site.

Edu College Planning

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. College Planning & Management is written for college decision makers who are involved with the business side of running a college/university. Solution oriented articles cover facility planning, safety, maintenance, business, technology, and finance.

Edu Syllabus

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. It provides in depth, aggressive coverage of specific technologies, their uses and implementations; eLearning and course management systems; presentation technologies; communication, portal, and security solutions   all the important issues and trends for campus IT decision makers.

Edu T.H.E. Journal

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. T.H.E. Journal covers technology for K 12 education.

Edu University Business

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. University Business is a publication for presidents and other senior officers at colleges and universities throughout the United States covering management, enrollment, technology, academic affairs and legislation. The magazine covers current and emerging trends in all areas of university and college management. University Business is circulated to 42,000.

eWeek Windows

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. eWeek has in depth coverage on ~30 IT topics. These topics are listed in the lower left of the home page and on the Topics link. Some of the key links are: Windows, security, IT management, Linux, and Macintosh.

ItToolBox

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. ItToolBox is a collaborative network for the IT market where over 2 million professionals seek and provide actionable IT content that supports decisions throughout the IT lifecycle; from vendor selection to post implementation support.

ItWorld

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. ItWorld has these portals to webcasts, whitepapers, news, and articles: general, open source, security, small business, storage, utility computing, and wireless.

Lockergnome

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. Lockergnome is a general technology resource.

WinXP Solution

ARTICLES & DATABASES  IT. WinXP Solution is a rich site dedicated to Windows XP.

SEC

BUSINESS. The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) has information on companies in its Edgar database. See the link for a quick tutorial on Edgar.

Technology Grant News

BUSINESS. Technologies Grant News offers comprehensive information on grants. Subscription fee is $35/yr.

Internet Public Library

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. The Internet Public Library has a good directory but poor search feature. It does “or” on multiple words and will not do an “and” function.

LookSmart Companies

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. LookSmart’s hand selected Companies directory.

LookSmart Education

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. LookSmart’s hand selected Education directory.

LookSmart How To

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. LookSmart’s hand selected How-To directory.

LookSmart Money

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. LookSmart’s hand selected Money directory.

LookSmart Science

DATA MINING GENERAL DIRECTORIES. LookSmart’s hand selected Sciences directory.

SearchAbility

DATA MINING SEARCH ENGINE REVIEWS. SearchAbility reviews a specialized search engines that search for databases by topic. Recall there are over 200,000 databases on the Web. Specialized search engines are a big help in finding databases of interest to your research.

Yahoo! Mindset

DATA MINING SEARCH ENGINES. Yahoo! Mindset divides search results into shopping and researching categories with a slider bar to control the relative mix of these two categories. This is a great way to filter our noise whether shopping or looking for information.

Apple for IT Pros

MACINTOSH. This is Apple’s portal for IT Professionals.

eWeek Macintosh

MACINTOSH. eWeek has in depth coverage on ~30 IT topics. These topics are listed in the lower left of the home page and on the Topics link. Some of the key links are: Windows, security, IT management, Linux, and Macintosh.

MacAddict

MACINTOSH. Mac Addict is a Mac enthusiast’s site and magazine with hardware and software reviews.

MacBuddy Links

MACINTOSH. MacBuddy has a listing of Mac links.

Macbuddy Security

MACINTOSH. MacBuddy has resources for security on the Mac OS.

MacEnterprise

MACINTOSH. MacEnterprise is a community of IT professionals collaborating on information and solutions for the deployment, management, and integration of Mac OS X client and server computers into multi platform enterprise computing environments.

MacNN

MACINTOSH. MacNN (Mac News Network) has operated since 1995 providing Macintosh and iPod news, reviews, discussion, tips, troubleshooting, links, and reviews. MacNN has a presence at almost every major Macintosh related conference to provide its readers with the most punctual news coverage possible.

MacReviewZone

MACINTOSH. MacReviewZone reviews Mac hardware and software.

MacRumors

MACINTOSH. MacRumors covers news and rumors for Macs.

MacWindows

MACINTOSH. MacWindows covers Mac Windows integration.

MacWorld

MACINTOSH. MacWorld has been covering all aspects of the Mac since Macs beginning in 1984.

Wozniak's Mac Links

MACINTOSH. Co-founder of Apple, Wozniak’s favorite Mac sites.

eWeek IT Management

MANAGEMENT. eWeek has in depth coverage on ~30 IT topics. These topics are listed in the lower left of the home page and on the Topics link. Some of the key links are: Windows, security, IT management, Linux, and Macintosh.

TV Portal Mediahopper

MEDIA AND TRAINING. TV Portal Mediahopper allows free access to ~1,000 TV stations around the globe. Many are in foreign languages, some are in English. These channels are played through Windows Media Player or Real Player from this website.

Internet Archive

MEDIA AND TRAINING. The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Currently there are 80,000 movie and audio files, whose copyrights have expired.

UniversalClass

MEDIA AND TRAINING. Universal Class offers online classes by experts in a wide variety of subjects. Each course has been reviewed by their staff. Prices are low.

SurfWax Networking

NEWS  IT. The Surfwax search engine has a build in news accumulator function that accumulates news on 56,000 topics from 4,200 news sources providing an excellent portal to current events on any topic.

SurfWax Technology

NEWS  IT. The Surfwax search engine has a build in news accumulator function that accumulates news on 56,000 topics from 4,200 news sources providing an excellent portal to current events on any topic.

SurfWax Telecom

NEWS  IT. The Surfwax search engine has a build in news accumulator function that accumulates news on 56,000 topics from 4,200 news sources providing an excellent portal to current events on any topic.

SurfWax Web Services

NEWS  IT. The Surfwax search engine has a build in news accumulator function that accumulates news on 56,000 topics from 4,200 news sources providing an excellent portal to current events on any topic.

Tech CIO

NEWS  IT. CIO (Chief Information Officers) is read by more than 140,000 CIOs and other information executives and provides comprehensive coverage. It serves over 12 million pages annually.

Tech Inquirer

NEWS  IT. The Inquirer provides technology news.

Tech Register

NEWS  IT. The Register provides technology news.

Tech SiliconValley

NEWS  IT. SiliconValley provides technology news.

TechWeb

NEWS  IT. TechWeb gives daily technical news including a video newscast of "Your Technology Minute."

VNUnet

NEWS  IT. VNUnet provides technology, news, reviews and downloads from the UK. VNU is active in more than 100 countries, and employs 38,000 people.

News Portal 1,800 sources

NEWS GENERAL. News Portal has links to 1,800 news sources on innumerable topics from drop down menus.

News Slate

NEWS GENERAL. Slate provides editorial insight on the day’s news from a variety of writers.

News World Scientist

NEWS GENERAL. World Scientist gives global scientific news.

SurfWax All Topics

NEWS GENERAL. The Surfwax search engine has a build in news accumulator function that accumulates news on 56,000 topics from 4,200 news sources providing an excellent portal to current events on any topic.

Google Groups

PEOPLE GENERAL. Google Groups is a free online community and discussion group service that offers the Web's most comprehensive archive of Usenet postings (more than a billion messages).

Usenet Search Google

PEOPLE GENERAL. The full Usenet archive formerly maintained by Deja.com is now a part of Google, providing complete access to Usenet data since 1995 and the ability to add your own comments to the more than 650 million messages already posted. Google is committed to making Google Groups the best source of Usenet postings on the Web.

mIRC

PEOPLE IRC. mIRC is one of the most popular clients for IRC (Internet Relay Chat). IRC is a multi-user chat system, where people meet on "channels" to talk in real time, including technical discussions. IRC is the net's equivalent of CB radio. But unlike CB, Internet Relay Chat lets people all over the world participate in real-time conversations on any topic imaginable.

#Winprog

PEOPLE IRC. #Winprog is the premier Windows programming channel on the EFNet IRC network. The channel is comprised of professional software developers, talented college and highschool students, and novice programmers The primary focus is: C/C++ programming with the Win32 API or MFC.

Assistive Technology Do it

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Assistive Technology Doit at the University of Washington provides links to assistive resources.

Assistive Technology LD

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Assistive Technology LD Resources at the Hamilton School at Wheeler School in Providence, RI provides links to resources for learning disabled individuals.

Assistive Technology Microsoft

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Assistive Technology Microsoft provides links and information to assistive technology for disabled individuals.

Assistive Technology RESNA

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Assistive Technology RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America) has as its purpose improving the potential of people with disabilities to achieve their goals through the use of technology. They serve that purpose by promoting research, development, education, advocacy and provision of technology; and by supporting the people engaged in these activities.

Domain Codes

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Domain Codes gives the meaning of domain and county codes in domain names.

HIPPA

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) information is on this site regarding the security and privacy of health information.

Kelly's Korner Win XP

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Kelly's Korner Win XP provides troubleshooting & registry tweaks. This rich website offers hundreds of registry tweaks, a comprehensive list of MVP websites, A to Z troubleshooting, and more, by Kelly Theriot, MVP (Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals).

Lifehacker

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Lifehacker Gina Trapani, coder and computer expert, saucily deciphers the latest in personal productivity technology and reveals the million ways hardware and software can improve our busy lives.

Microsoft HCL

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Microsoft HCL (hardware compatibility list) is no longer maintained as a comprehensive reference by Microsoft. The “Windows Catalogs” have replace it.

Microsoft Win Server 2003 Portal

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Portal

Microsoft Win XP Portal

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Microsoft Windows XP Portal

Minidumps Debugging

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Minidumps Debugging describes how minidumps work, how to make an application create them when it crashes, and how to read them back with Visual Studio .NET. 

Register

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Register is one place of many to register domain names. This site offers many similar alternative names when the one you want is already taken.

Sarbanes Oxley

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Sarbanes Oxley allows firms to stay abreast of the proposed and final rules and regulations issued by the SEC to implement the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX).

Subnetting Tutorial

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Subnetting Tutorial is a presentation of how to address your TCP/IP network.

TimeLine Microsoft Windows

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. TimeLine Microsoft Windows gives a quick overview of Windows history.

Uwhois

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Uwhois provides whois searches by domain name or by IP Address.

Vendor List

REFERENCE MATERIAL  IT. Vendor List is provided by Microsoft listing addresses and phone numbers of hundreds of vendors.

AwesomeStories

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. AwesomeStories tells the real story behind historic events, famous people, heroic exploits, legends, disasters, movies, plus topics of current and general interest. It uniquely uses the Internet to link its story content to hundreds of thousands of the world's best on line primary sources, showing relevant maps, pictures, artifacts, manuscripts and documents, in context, within each story. Some content is free and a full subscription is $20/yr.

Better Business Bureau

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. This central Better Business Bureau portal will take you to local branches.

BigCharts

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. BigCharts provides free interactive charting of stocks and mutual funds.

Dictionary

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Dictionary.com has the unique feature of offering possible spellings when you mis-spell a word. Other online dictionaries do not do offer this.

Dictionary AcronymFinder

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Dictionary AcronymFinder

Dictionary Medical

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Dictionary Medical

Dictionary Slang

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Dictionary Slang

Foreign Policy Association

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Founded in 1918, the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) is a non profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. FPA provides independent publications, programs and forums to increase public awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to those policy issues.

Google Earth

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Google Earth is a free client application that connects to Google’s database to provide satellite views of locations around the planet. The level of detail is greater than Microsoft’s terra server. You can zoom into addresses of your choice.

Hoaxes Snopes

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Snopes Hoaxes identifies the veracity of stories and rumors floating around the Internet.

iTools one stop research

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. iTools one stop research gives multiple search choices on a series of tabbed pages: web, video, discussions, dictionaries, newspapers, encyclopedias, biographies, and quotations.

Medical Consumer InteliHealth

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Medical Consumer InteliHealth gives consumer medical information.

Medical Drug Interactions

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Medical Drug Interactions searches for adverse reactions due to medication combinations.

Medical NLM Scientific

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Medical NLM Scientific gives scientific medical information.

MSN Virtual Earth

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. MSN Virtual Earth is similar to Google Earth giving satellite views of the earth. Additionally MSN Virtual Earth allows searches within the map area. For example, if you have your local area on the screen, you can search for all the pizza places within the map area. You can zoom in and out for less or more pizza places.

Phone 800 Directory

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Phone 800 Directory searches fro toll free numbers of organizations.

Pizza etc CitySearch

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. CitySearch  Best Pizza, etc is  directory of pizza shops, restaurants, hotels, shopping, and movies.

Product Recalls

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Product Recalls is a database of recalls of defective products.

Rip off Report

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Rip off Report is a consumer reporting website & publication, by consumers, for consumers, to file & document complaints about companies or individuals who ripoff consumers.

Top 9 Web Rankings

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Top 9 ranks the top websites in numerous categories. It is useful if you want to find the most popular websites for a particular topic.

Tracking Consolidated

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking Consolidated tracks packages shipped through Consolodated Freight.

Tracking DHL

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking DHL tracks packages shipped through DHL.

Tracking EMS Intnl

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking EMS Intnl tracks packages shipped through EMS.

Tracking FedEx

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking FedEx tracks packages shipped through FedEx.

Tracking UPS

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking UPS tracks packages shipped through UPS.

Tracking USPS

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Tracking USPS tracks packages shipped through USPS.

Travel Safety

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Travel Safety provides information on various countries and any hazards associated with travel within that country.

Weather Radar Loop USA

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Weather Radar Loop USA

Weather Yahoo!

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Weather Yahoo!

Yellow Pages Global

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Yellow Pages Global finds contact directories for different countries.

Yellow Pages USA

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Yellow Pages USA is a USA contact directory.

Zip codes USPS

REFERENCE MATERIAL GENERAL. Zip codes USPS

CounterSpy

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE ENTERPRISE.  CounterSpy by Sunbelt Software is as rated the best enterprise anti-spyware managed by a central console by PC Magazine and Network Computing Magazine.

Spy Sweeper

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE ENTERPRISE.  Spy Sweeper by Webroot is as rated a close second enterprise anti-spyware by PC Magazine and Network Computing Magazine. All other enterprise spyware products were rated a step down from these top three.

Trend Micro

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE ENTERPRISE.  Trend Micro Anti-Spyware is rated as the best enterprise anti-spyware managed by a webpage by PC Magazine and Network Computing Magazine.

Ad Aware

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. Ad-Aware by Lavasoft is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

Anti-Spyware Good Bad Ugly

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME.  Spyware Warrior provides information on real and bogus anti-spyware products. Many products are scams, so do your research before spending your money.

CounterSpy

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. Counter spy by Sunbelt Software is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

Ewido

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME.  Ewido Security Suite is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

Hijackthis

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. Hijackthis by Merijn displays the active processes in your system that can be analyzed for spyware.

PC-cillin

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. PC-clillin by Trend Micro is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

Spy Sweeper

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. Spy Sweeper by Webroot is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

Spybot S&D

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME.  Spybot Search and Destroy is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use. It sets kill bits to stop spyware, even when no definition is yet available.

Spyware Eliminator

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME.  Spyware Eliminator by Aluria is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use.

SpywareBlaster

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. SpywareBlaster is a well respected anti-spyware product for individual computer use. It sets kill bits to stop spyware, even when no definition is yet available.

Spywaredata

SECURITY ANTI-SPYWARE HOME. Spywaredata provides a high quality freeware scanner to check your system for spyware against their extensive online database. Results are analyzed and removal methods are suggested. Use it to verify the effectiveness your anti-spyware software. The author of this page developed the anti-spyware for AOL and Aluria.

McAfee

SECURITY ANTI-VIRUS ENTERPRISE.  McAfee is one of the three top enterprise anti-virus providers.

Symantec

SECURITY ANTI-VIRUS ENTERPRISE.  Symantec is one of the three top enterprise anti-virus providers.

Trend Micro

SECURITY ANTI-VIRUS ENTERPRISE.  Trend Micro is one of the three top enterprise anti-virus providers.

Bleeding Edge of Snort

SECURITY IP BLOCKING. Bleeding Edge of Snort lists ~4,000 locations known to spread spyware. These can be entered in DNS black holes, Internet Options restricted sites, or into the local host file.

Someonewhocares

SECURITY IP BLOCKING. Someonewhocares lists ~4,000 locations known to spread spyware. These can be entered in DNS black holes, Internet Options restricted sites, or into the local host file.

Rookit Revealer

SECURITY ROOTKITS. Rookit Revealer by Sysinternals scans for rootkits on your system. Rootkits can be malware installed invisibly in your operating system.

UnHackMe

SECURITY ROOTKITS. UnHackMe by Greatis Software scans for rootkits and trojans on your system. Rootkits can be malware installed invisibly in your operating system.

Enterprise Security Today

SECURITY. Enterprise Security Today provides information on Intrusion Detection, Firewalls, Viruses, Spam, Spyware, and news for Windows, Linux, and mobile users.

eWeek Security

SECURITY. eWeek has in depth coverage on ~30 IT topics. These topics are listed in the lower left of the home page and on the Topics link. Some of the key links are: Windows, security, IT management, Linux, and Macintosh.

Foundstone

SECURITY. Foundstone, a division of McAfee, is a key player in the security field. The founders are authors of the security bible "Hacking Exposed." This company offers a whole range of security solutions including education and free security tools.

Government Security

SECURITY. Government Security provides articles, forums, and links on security.

InfoSysSec Security Auditing

SECURITY. InfoSysSec  Security Auditing portal has tons of information on intrusion detection and security auditing of systems.

ItWorld Security

SECURITY. ItWorld has these portals to webcasts, whitepapers, news, and articles: general, open source, security, small business, storage, utility computing, and wireless.

Linux Security

SECURITY. Linux Security is a comprehensive site with a slick interface.

Metasploit Project

SECURITY. Metaspolits Project lists current exploits for performing penetration testing and IDS signature development.

Online Security

SECURITY. Online Security is an informational and tutorial site on security.

SANS Portal

SECURITY. This is the main portal to SANS information.

SANS Sec Policy Project

SECURITY. The SANS Security Policy Resource page is a consensus research project of the SANS community. The ultimate goal of the project is to offer everything you need for rapid development and implementation of information security policies. This page will continue to be a work in-progress and the policy templates will be living documents.

SANS Webcasts Archive

SECURITY. SANS Webcasts Archive lists past SANS webcasts available for viewing.

SANS Webcasts Upcoming

SECURITY. SANS Webcasts Upcoming lists the SANS webcasts scheduled for the near future.

SecurityDocs

SECURITY. SecurityDocs is a directory of network security white papers.

ISP Speed Test

TESTS. ISP Speed Test tests the actual speed of your internet connection.

Javascript Test

TESTS. Javascript Test lets you know if java is installed and functioning on your browser.

nmap free scan

TESTS. Nmap free scan will scan you computer or network with nmap and report security issues to you at no charge.

Scan Alert

TESTS. Scan Alert is a service that conducts complex scanning of your website daily for security holes and certifies it "Hacker-Safe." Over 65,000 websites use this service to protect against identity theft and credit card fraud. Under "Shoppers" merchants are listed that certified "Hacker-Safe." This list provides peace of mind to shoppers.

Tune Clear Type

TESTS. Tune Clear Type allows you to fine tune your flat panel display for clear type text.

Your IP address

TESTS. Your IP address is will display the IP address of your computer as seen from the Internet.

eWeek Linux

UNIX. eWeek has in depth coverage on ~30 IT topics. These topics are listed in the lower left of the home page and on the Topics link. Some of the key links are: Windows, security, IT management, Linux, and Macintosh.

HCL Red Hat

UNIX. HCL  Red Hat (hardware compatibility list)

Linux Journal

UNIX. Linux Journal has tips and tricks, in depth tutorials, concise product reviews, and insights from leading Linux personalities. It was started in 1994.

LinuxPlanet

UNIX. LinuxPlanet from JupiterMedia provides tutorials, reviews, reports, news, and discussions on Linux.

LinuxWorld Magazine

UNIX. LinuxWorld Magazine, by Sys Con Publishing, provides free access to back issues, resources and tutorials.

Open Group

UNIX. Open Group is a vendor  and technology neutral consortium that works with customers, suppliers, consortia and other standard bodies to establish policies, share best practices, facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies.

Rutgers Resources

UNIX. Rutgers Resources and basic instructions on Unix.

SysAdmin

UNIX. SysAdmin magazine is a journal for Unix and Linux system administrator. The website provides online access to a sampling of articles from back issues.

UNIX Links

UNIX. UNIX Links by Open Group.

UNIX Tutorial

UNIX. UNIX Tutorial for beginners by the University of Surrey, UK.

Unixrealm

UNIX. Unixrealm, created in 1999, is a source of information, mainly for systems administrators and other people who have to deal with computers on a daily basis. The idea came from the owners own frustration of constantly looking for information on twenty different search engines.

UnixReview

UNIX. UnixReview, by CMP, provides access to back issues plus information on various flavors of Unix and server management articles.

Macromedia Developer's Journal

WEBSITE/SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT. Macromedia Developer's Journal, by Sys Con Publishing, provides extensive resources and tutorials for Macromedia products.

W3 Schools

WEBSITE/SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT & MEDIA & TRAINING. The largest web developer's free training site on the net with lots of working examples, quizzes, source code, and thousands of cut-and-paste examples, for quick and easy learning. It provides a collection of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML, XML, XHTML, WAP, ASP, SQL tutorials. "At W3Schools, you can study everything you need to learn, in an accessible and handy format."