• Inbound traffic is coming from router IP, not internet IP. Why?

    Hello, thank you for your time. I have recently noticed a strange occurence going on with inbound traffic. The other day, I helped my friend set up his network. icmp ping was good. while sniffing, I first noticed inbound tcp traffic to me was not coming from my friend's IP address, but coming from...

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  • VPN connection suggestions: Linksys vs. Cisco

    Does anyone have experience with/opinions on Linksys VPN router connection versus Cisco MPLS configuration? Any details or advice would be greatly appreciated.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Firewall receiving PINGS from a non-public IP address

    My firewall has been receiving and blocking PING's from the following IP address: 10.40.16.145. This address being a non-public IP address, I'm a bit confused. First, how does this data traverse the Internet when the originating IP address is not a standard public address? Is there any way to...

    Tswirka155 pointsBadges:
  • Bachelor of Science in Security System degree? is it worth it?

    Hello everyone, completely new here so here is my question...I just finished my associate degree in Information Technology and starting my BS in Security System in Criminal Justice in fall 2010. I want to get in to IT Security (Computer Forensic/Security) kinda thing.   Here is a list of some...

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  • Anti bridging software

    I am looking for an anti bridging software. When the user is connected to internet via modem, s/he should not be able to access Corporate LAN and vice-versa. Pls suggest the one which is implemented in your network.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Stealing the Network

    This week's free IT book is a little bit different than the ones we usually feature. Stealing the Network from Sygress contains fictional stories of real life possibilities meant to inspire security and technology pros alike to wonder and muse on the what ifs of security vulnerabilities. For a...

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  • Locking down the USB & optical drives on Windows Server 2008 R2

    Can we lock down the USB and Optical drives on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box for all users except the administrators group or even just the administrator?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Central Windows Server to aggregate Windows security and audit logs

    Can we have a central windows server aggregate all windows security/audit logs? If not does anyone have a script to grab them from domain machines?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • High School Computer Lab Network set up to prevent cheating

    I am trying to set up the network in my classroom to prevent students from stealing, renaming, deleting, etc. other students' work on the shared folder. Before the teacher's computer died, I was able to set up the permissions as write only, but the smart student could still rename someone's file if...

    Rollinsm325 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic clean up antivirus scan

    How to automatic clean up virus on infected client computer client via network? so we can monitoring on PC..

    STAFFIT110 pointsBadges:
  • What knowledge transfer required when transitioning from old IT manager to new one?

    What point / Knowledge transfer to be take care, while job transfer from resigned IT manager to new pointed IT manager for future smooth running of IT work?[o:p][/o:p] As CAL, ISO docs, all network passwords etc.[o:p][/o:p] Should we need to scan network for any unknown remote access installed...

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  • Manual updates of Symantec Endpoint security

    Symantec Endpoint protection will not update manually using the intelligent updater. We are using version 11 and upgraded from corporate v. 10. I get a error that a service is not running.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Adding another level of security to SQL 2005 database

    We have a SQL 2005 Database. It is protected by Windows Authentication. Can we add another level of security - requiring a SQL username and password along with a valid user name and password on the domain?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • External IT company auditing security and policies

    We have an external IT company auditing our security and policies. What kind of access should we give them? Should we be worried about auditing the auditors?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Freeze Active Directory users from changing passwords temporarily

    Can we prevent users from changing their AD passwords temporarily? We want to create a network freeze and not change or modify anything including passwords while we do some backup/restore testing.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Virus disabled security updates, problem persists even after virus removed from Windows XP SP3

    A virus on Windows XP SP3 disabled the ability to access updates for Microsoft security essentials, Symantec or Norton. The infection has been cleaned but the problem persists. I check host file and dns. All good.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • How Many Information Security Policies Do I Need?

    I need some advice from other security experts. I was recently hired to work for a small company where our data and infrastructure is at a managed hosting facility. The hosting service has a SAS 70 that is regularly audited.  My company in the past relied – almost solely – on the managed...

    Vper10 pointsBadges:
  • Adding expiration date to optical disk

    Can we add an expiration date to a optical disk rendering it useless after a specific date? We also need to prevent users from rolling back the clock to fix the issue.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: How much of your sensitive information can you trust to outside organizations?

    What is your limit for how much of your information security program you outsource to contractors? Is it better to develop information security expertise solely in your employees or is it acceptable to outsource to an external expert? Hiring security service providers and contractors to manage...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What Internet security solutions have you adopted or chucked?

    Antivirus software and PC protection are comforts of the past. These days the biggest threats come from the Internet, and we're wondering how you protect yourself and your hardware against Internet threats and the less knowledgeable users on your network. We'd love to hear about solutions you've...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:

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