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Business Continuity Planning



We hope this collection of links helps you find the resources you need to stay informed!

The applications (a.k.a., apps, programs, or tools) listed below are used in our everyday work, or are free or low-cost alternatives to the more expensive (and usually much larger) product "suites." These should help get you started, and keep you productive, without breaking the bank!



Business Continuity Planning - "The ABCs of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning" from the CSO magazine Web site.

Fundamentals of Security - from the CSO magazine Web site.

How To Create Strong Passwords You’ll Remember -


Tools / Applications

Most of the apps listed below are Free or Open Source alternatives, and almost all have at least a free initial trial period.

  • Firefox
  • The GIMP

Security Applications

Every computer should have at least one of the following:

  • Firewall
  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware

A typical security "toolbox" may include a CD or DVD with these programs

  • McAfee Stinger (virus removal)
  • Ophcrack - for when a user has forgotten their password, can not retrieve it, and is locked out of their system. The liveCD cracks passwords automatically, no installation necessary, no admin password necessary (as long as you can boot from CD). Runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (intel).
  • Kubuntu - user friendly operating system based on KDE (the K Desktop Environment) part of the Ubuntu project. Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux distribution for everyone.
  • x - a full installation office suite which can boot from CD.
  • TrueCrypt


More Information

For more information, please contact us for a free initial consultation, to discover how we can help you find the right Technical Solutions for a Secure & Clear Path to Business Success!

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