Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

In the latest episode of the Security Swarm Podcast: “Dissecting Microsoft’s Secure Future Initiative,” you’ll find part two about the Microsoft initiative that stems from the aftermath of last year’s Storm 0558 breach orchestrated by Chinese nation-state threat actors.

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 share your suggestions on the IT Pro Tuesday subreddit, and we’ll be featuring them in the coming weeks.

Now on to this week’s list!

A Free Tool

reStructuredText facilitates the extraction and formatting of comments and information from Python programs, similar to Javadoc for Java or Plain Old Documentation for Perl. unccvince finds it a nice option for keeping internal documentation current over time.

A Podcast

Security Cryptography Whatever delves into security topics from the specific angle of engineering and real-world events. You’ll hear interesting discussions among hosts David Adrian, Deirdre Connolly, and Thomas Ptacek, as well as with expert guests from the worlds of business, academia, and government. Appreciated by putacertonit.

A Tip

CiscNoAmeraki shares a favorite shortcut:  “The amount of people that don’t know you can use .\ in front of the username to specify a local user account, instead of entering the entire machine name, is too high.”

A Cheatsheet

Ultimate React.js Cheatsheet has organized all the relevant references on building a React application in a single spot. You’ll find not only the correct syntax for functions, but also some helpful pointers and links to relevant tutorials as well. Another great suggestion from Extra_Discipline_644.
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A Training Resource

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals is a free, one-day course that MS provides for those seeking foundational-level knowledge on cloud concepts. Covered topics include core Azure services, Azure management, as well as governance features and tools. Our thanks for the suggestion go to Suspicious-Sky1085.
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P.S. Bonus Free Tools

Dada Mail is a mailing list manager that can be self-hosted to provide complete control over your mailing lists while allowing you to share news, announcements, events, and special offers directly from your website.

Ruptime gathers relevant data for multiple networks with encrypted traffic and client-server architecture. Provides instant list of hosts (up/down), inventory of hardware, software, and a comparable list of benchmark results. Output shows system uptime, current number of users, and load averages. Kindly shared by aieidotch.