Chris Nowell
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About Chris
I have 21 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)
  • PCIP™ - PCI Professional
  • ITIL® Foundations (scored 95% on the exam)
  • TCSP - Trend Micro™ Certified Security Professional
    (5 certifications: TMCM, IMSS, EPS/Threat Analysis, ServerProtect, OfficeScan)
  • Former ISA™ - PCI Internal Security Assessor (note: I no longer work for the sponsoring organization as a full-time employee, so my ISA designation is no longer valid)

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 (now part of ThreeShield Information Security) does the work for you.

Unix, Solaris, AIX, and Linux security analysis is repetative and time consuming. The Unix Security Tool (now part of ThreeShield Information Security) 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

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Active Directory Date Converter

Unix Timestamp Date Converter

Unix Security Analyzer

Windows Security Analyzer

NIST SP 800-63 password policy compliance checker

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News: ThreatPost
Threatpost | The first stop for security news

uTorrent Users Warned of Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Intel Issues Updated Spectre Firmware Fixes For Newer Processors

New BEC Spam Campaign Targets Fortune 500 Businesses

Flight Sim Labs’ ‘Heavy Handed’ Anti-Piracy Tactics Raise Hackles

News: SecurityFocus
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News: CBC
CBC | Technology News

More than half of federal government scientists still feel muzzled, poll finds

Parking spots of the future being tested in Stratford, Ont.

Pacemakers, defibrillators are potentially hackable

DNA technology used to sketch mother of baby found dead in Calgary dumpster

News: CNN
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Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans can't





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