Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

As a reminder, you’re invited to take part in a 5-min survey on IT security awareness training in companies, with a chance to win a Google Nest Hub Max worth $229!

And in the latest Security Swarm Podcast: “Tips and Tricks for Getting Started in Cybersecurity,” we sit down with Grant Collins, an infrastructure security engineer and cybersecurity career coach, to discuss everything from choosing the right degree to navigating the hiring process, acquiring essential skills, and building a robust professional network.

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

RDS-Shadow allows you to remotely view and control another user’s active session on a Remote Desktop Session Host server, without requiring admin rights. Kindly suggested by stetze88.

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

Another Free Tool

Rocketchat is a customizable, open-source communications platform designed with a focus on data protection. Facilitates real-time conversations among team members or customers, regardless of how they connect with you. Thanks for the recommendation goes to Brianinca.

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

Yet Another Free Tool

Bitbucket is a Git-based source code repository hosting service with a best-in-class Jira integration and built-in CI/CD. Provides a single spot where teams can plan projects, collaborate on code, test, and deploy.

A Tip

A simple keyboard shortcut appreciated by iamamisicmaker473737:

“Hold Ctrl to pause task manager sorting.”

A Script

CleanBloat is an easy way to remove all the useless bloatware and superfluous Microsoft Office language versions (except English) from Dell computers. This handy script was kindly shared by its author, Cj_Staal.

External Attack Surface Management Attack Surface Summary

P.S. Bonus Free Tools

Python Cheatsheet is a nice, single-page reference sheet that provides quick access to all the essentials for the Python 3 programming language. Kindly suggested by Extradiscipline_644.

Zypper is a powerful command-line package manager for installing, updating and removing packages in SUSE and openSUSE Linux. It features subcommands, arguments, and options that can be used to perform specific tasks, and it can also be used to manage repositories. This tool is a favorite of donges.