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How to block Fortiguard web filtering
How can I block Fortiguard web filtering?

Answer Question   |  April 15, 2014  2:16 PM
FortiGuard, Web filtering
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5 pts.

Group Policy Windows 7
Hi, When I login as a user to a Windows 7 machine I cannot play/view/listen youtube videos/sound and only a black screen appears. However, if I login as an administrator I can play and listen the same videos. I would like to unblock it for the other domain users and I need some help. Any steps by step instructions...

Answer Question   |  April 10, 2014  11:33 AM
Domain Group Policy, Windows firewall
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5 pts.

Certificate enrollment failed – says RPC server unavailable
I checked my logs in windows 2003 R2 and received the following error: certificate enrollment for local system failed to enroll for one Domain Controller certificate from (SERVER NAME). (RPC server unavailable 0×800706ba (win32: 1722))

Answer Question   |  March 26, 2014  6:54 AM
Certificate Enrollment, Digital certificates, Error 800706BA, RPC, RPC Server Unavailable, Web security, Windows Server 2003
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Tis
10 pts.

shdocpv.dll – virus – hijack problem
Hi, I’m sorry if I had chosen the wrong recipient. I am running Windows 2000. When I open my browser (IE 6.0) I get this: res://shdocpv.dll/blank.htm Or res://C:WinntSystem32shdocpv.dllsecurity.htm Please help me to get rid of this. Thanks!

Answer Question   |  January 30, 2014  6:23 PM
backdoors, Current threats, Hacking, human factors, Intrusion management, Servers, Spyware, Trojans, Viruses, Windows 2000 Server, worms
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0 pts.

Which is more vulnerable among IBM, MS, Apple, Samsung?
Between these companies, which are more vulnerable? Why would they be vulnerable?

Answer Question   |  January 27, 2014  7:00 PM
Apple, IBM, Microsoft, MS, samsung, Security, Vulnerability Assessment & Audit, vulnerability management
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60 pts.

Unauthorized Remote Lan Login on Netgear Router on Comcast
I have been searching for an answer all over the place and hope someone can help me. I even called comcast, but they had no suggestions beyond those I have already tried. I have WPA/TKIP security on my network, Norton, Windows defender, Spybot, and a few other security programs. I am running Windows XP. I...

Answer Question   |  January 15, 2014  7:52 PM
Comcast, LAN access from Chinese IP, LAN Security, Netgear router, Security, SPYING, Wan security
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15 pts.

Vulnerability Test analysis
my project is based on the topic vulnerability test analysis of a computer system.can anyone please tell me what to do and where to start..give me some useful ideas to proceed

Answer Question   |  December 18, 2013  9:00 AM
*system, analysis, computer, computer system, IP address, Mac, project, Security, Security Analyzer, Security assessment, test, vulnerability, Vulnerability Assessment & Audit, vulnerability scanning, Windows
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60 pts.

Windows Server 2003 FTP security and monitoring
How can I see who is connected to my Windows 2003 FTP server and review what files have been uploaded or downloaded? Can I be emailed this log file daily or weekly? Can I be alerted if specific files or folders are touched?

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  2:04 PM
FTP, FTP management, FTP Server, Windows Security, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 security
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54,755 pts.

Information security questions
Hi everyone, I am new to this field as a 2nd career, previously was in mfg. engineering for a lot of years. Need some help with the following questions for a class I am taking. Need to get feedback with professionals in the field to determine what issues they think are important for information security....

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  1:04 AM
Compliance, configuration, CRM, Disaster Recovery, patching, PEN testing, Platform Security, Policies, Risk management, Security, Security Program Management, vulnerability management
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0 pts.

Critical Error in Security Log
All, I manage a Windows 2003 Small Business Server Network with 9 clients. The server provides all network services. We use Logon/logoff, shared storage, and print server functions. We do not use exchange except for the server reporting tool. We do use about 4 instances of SQL. All clients are Windows XP Professional patched to...

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  7:08 AM
Biometrics, configuration, DataCenter, Desktops, Digital certificates, Identity & Access Management, Management, Microsoft Systems Management Server, Microsoft Windows, OS, Patch management, patching, PEN testing, Platform Security, provisioning, Security, Security tokens, Servers, Single sign-on, Software, SQL Server, Tech support, vulnerability management
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0 pts.

Exporting Windows server 2003 SAM database for external security audit
We need to export the windows server 2003 SAM database to a standalone server for an external security audit. Where do I find this file or how can I export the data needed?

Answer Question   |  December 12, 2013  2:28 PM
SAM, Security Accounts Manager database, Security Audit, Windows Security, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 security
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1,110 pts.

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0 pts.

SSO on the web, 2-factor security
Looking for a secure authentication and authorization process on WWW – to include federated logon to multiple pages (single sign on behavior) with more security than uid/pwd access – but without issuing a physical device (“something you have”)? Some websites are copperating partners – others are owned by the customer.

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2013  11:31 AM
Web security, Web security software
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15 pts.

How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe?
How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe?  On our site, we plan to allow users to upload PDFs and TIFF images, but are worried that someone could purposely or by mistake upload a file virus.  Are there any programs that can be used to scrub such files?  I understand...

Answer Question   |  December 3, 2013  8:47 PM
Antivirus software, PDF attachments, TIFF, Web security
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54,755 pts.

which tools can be used to analyse vulnerabilities?
tools which are used to analyse vulnerabilities(which can be downloaded for free)

Answer Question   |  November 26, 2013  7:04 PM
help, Security, Security accessment, security tools, vulnerability, Vulnerability Assessment & Audit, vulnerability scanning
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60 pts.

Middle ground password security policies
What password policies are the best without going crazy? We want security but changing passwords 2 times a month is too much. What is a healthy middle ground between security and convenience?

Answer Question   |  November 25, 2013  4:28 PM
Password policies, Security, Security management, Security policies, Windows Security
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975 pts.

Skipped Items
Why when I run a full scan, there is a large number of, “skipped items”? Does this mean that these items are not being evaluated for possible viruses?

Answer Question   |  November 21, 2013  6:47 PM
Antivirus, Viruses
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5 pts.

Password encryption: WEP, WPA and WPA2
I’m pretty much a beginner when it comes to security but I do know that there are pretty much three different methods when it comes to Wi-Fi security: WEP, WPA and WPA2. My question is this: Does one method have better “strength” when it comes password encryption? Or are they pretty much all the same?

Answer Question   |  November 19, 2013  1:11 PM
Encryption, Security, WEP, WPA, WPA2
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54,755 pts.

Is a Firewall impervious to Viruses?
By being connected to the Internet, a computer can be infected with viruses. Why do we put a firewall between the computer and the internet. Isn’t the firewall vulnerable to virus attacks?  If not, why not?

Answer Question   |  November 14, 2013  8:40 PM
Firewalls, Internet security, Viruses
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54,755 pts.

Virus scanning app for .Net
I’m trying to write a web application in C+ for .Net to scan user-uploaded files for viruses. Unfortunately, it seems to be beyond my skill level, specifically drafting an API to perform the check programatically.  I could use some help or a good tutorial.

Answer Question   |  November 14, 2013  2:51 PM
.NET, APIs, C, Virus protection
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54,755 pts.

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