Windows applications

  • Simple encryption: Locknote

    Full disk encryption is nice for securing laptops, but it can be cumbersome and complicated for your users. What if you just need occasional encryption for sensitive documents? Contributor Serdar Yegulalp recommends LockNote, a free text editor with...  Continue Reading

  • Knoppix Hacks: Use Knoppix to rescue Windows

    In "Knoppix Hacks," author Kyle Rankin explains how the Knoppix CD can be used as an indispensable, multi-purpose tool for administrators. One of the many things Knoppix can accomplish is rescuing Windows. In this e-mail exchange, Rankin provides ...  Continue Reading

  • Optimizing Internet Explorer security settings

    Achieving the perfect balance between usability and security within Internet Explorer can be a tricky business. Contributor Brien Posey recommends the use of IE content zones and he also explains how to import and distribute a list of restricted ...  Continue Reading

  • ISA Server and RADIUS

    You can combine Microsoft's firewall and authentication service to enable remote access and enhanced security. Contributor Brien Posey explains the functions of ISA Server and IAS, Microsoft's RADIUS implementation, and how they work together.  Continue Reading