Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

In the latest episode of the Security Swarm Podcast: “Differences Between DNS/Route-Based Email Security and Email Security via API,” we discuss email filtration, particularly the DNS route-based approach versus the emerging API-based method. Tune in as we compare these two methodologies, weighing the pros and cons, discussing caveats, and navigating the intricacies of email security.

We’re looking for your favorite tips and tools we can share with the community… those that help you do your job better and more easily. Please reply or leave a comment with your suggestions, and we’ll be featuring them in the coming weeks.

A Free Tool

RedHat Keycloak is an Identity and Access Management tool. Features include user federation, robust authentication methods, user management, and fine-grained authorization. Grintor describes it as an “open source alternative to okta.com.”

Training Resource

Simplilearn is a YouTube channel offering training content aimed at IT professionals who want to stay current on evolving technologies and best practices in the field. Thanks for the recommendation go to Present-Chard.

Another Free Tool

KasmVNC offers heightened security, improved compression, and seamless encoding through a web-based client, enabling access to the Linux server’s desktop from any web browser without the need for client software installation. Glum_Competition561 says it’s a “wonderful product, especially for browser isolation and sandbox environments to play with some risky stuff. :)”

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

Yet Another Free Tool

Element is an open-source instant messaging client built on the Matrix protocol, offering users features such as end-to-end encryption, file sharing, and voice/video calls. The self-hosted version accommodates up to 200 users at no charge, providing a budget-saving secure and collaborative communication platform. perthguppy describes it as a “slack style team chat.”

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

Training Resource

Kevtech IT Support is a practical YouTube channel intended for individuals who are looking to forge a career in technology, offered by a guy who had to find his way without guidance. Kindly suggested by Emphasis-Hungry.

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

P.S. Bonus Free Tools

Xen Orchestra simplifies administration of XCP-ng, Citrix Hypervisor, or XenServer pools, providing a comprehensive view of virtual machine infrastructure. With no need for host installations, it offers remote accessibility from any device, ensuring efficient management without the burden of additional agents.

Greenbone is an open-source vulnerability management solution to harden your systems against cyber threats. Offers automated vulnerability management systems with customizable scan configurations and schedules for ongoing vulnerability detection to identify potential weaknesses before they are exploited. Grintor explains, “Formally OpenVAS – open source alternative to Nessus.”