Chris Nowell
Information Security
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About Chris
I have 18 years of IT experience, speak French and English and hold the following designations:
  • MBA - Indiana University's Kelley School of Business
  • BSc. in Computer Science - University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada
  • CISSP® - Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  • CISA® - Certified Information Systems Auditor (scored 87% on the exam)
  • ITIL® Foundations (scored 95% on the exam)
  • TCSP - Trend Micro™ Certified Security Professional
    (5 certifications: TMCM, IMSS, EPS/Threat Analysis, ServerProtect, OfficeScan)

Tools
The Rogue Wireless Access Point Site Survey Triangulator provides an alternative to walk-about tools and expensive installed infrastructure-based tools.

Windows security analysis is repetative and time consuming. The Windows Security Tool does the work for you.

Unix, Solaris, AIX, and Linux security analysis is repetative and time consuming. The Unix Security Tool does the work for you.

This NIST Special Publication 800-63 password policy compliance checker spreadsheet helps to determine if password policies comply with the Electronic Authentication Guideline. Feel free to use it to test your own systems. If you like it, please donate to the development fund.

This little 84KB program from 2002 called Text Cleaner, is presently in use on over 15,470 computers and is still receiving accolades for its user interface and ease of use.

Information
This site contains booklets and PowerPoint presentations to teach non-IT personnel about:
  • IT Foundations
  • Wired network security
  • Wireless network security
  • Spyware and virus removal
Please click here to view these presentations

New
Active Directory Date Converter

Unix Timestamp Date Converter

Unix Security Analyzer

Windows Security Analyzer

NIST SP 800-63 password policy compliance checker

Sponsors
News: ThreatPost
Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Threatpost News Wrap, May 22, 2015

Sendio Email Platform Patches Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability

eBay Fixes Reflected File Download Flaw

Shoddy Android Factory Reset Exposes Private Data, Encryption Keys

News: SecurityFocus
News: Change in Focus

News: Twitter attacker had proper credentials

News: PhotoDNA scans images for child abuse

News: Conficker data highlights infected networks

Brief: Google offers bounty on browser bugs

News: CBC
CBC | Technology News

An octopus can 'see' using its skin

'International Flag of Planet Earth' aims to unite globe as we race into space

Solar halos, sun dogs, eclipses and other optical phenomena

Alaska's walrus webcam returns after 10 years

News: CNN
Startup makes rhino horns - without rhinos

Secret space plane, solar sail and CubeSats launching

The Netflix of China muscles in to U.S. market

Super substance may yield tech 'miracles'

'Crab car' drives sideways

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