Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

Check out the latest Security Swarm Podcast: “Celebrating 50 Episodes: A Review of our Top Security Discussions (PT1).” We go through some core security topics and discuss whether they’re still relevant, how they’ve changed in comparison to the evolving threat landscape and provide updates on some of the major stories we’ve discussed.

We’re looking for 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

TruffleHog is a scanning tool that digs through your code repositories to locate any vulnerable secrets, passwords, or sensitive keys that might be used to facilitate a security breach. Our thanks for this one go to Nnyan.
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A Podcast

MSP Cyber Roundtable offers targeted discussion on how to sell cybersecurity programs effectively. Each episode features a special guest explaining different ways to leverage compliance and highlight value for customers. cybersecure_99 explains, “It’s focused on cybersecurity for MSPs, with experts sharing valuable insights.”

A Tip

funky_bebop shares a helpful shortcut:

.\ on the username at windows login will bring up the hostname of the pc.

And JustSomeGuyFromIT adds:

.\<YOUR USERNAME> even lets you login with any of the local users. Works super well when you need local admin rights without entering your admin account in front of the users.

A Website

MUO offers tips, tricks, reviews, and guides on various topics—with the aim of simplifying technology so you can get the most utility for your investment. Covers major platforms, assorted topical areas, and includes detailed reviews. A favorite source of how-tos for sassanix.

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A Tutorial

Top Enterprise Hypervisors Compared: VMware, Hyper-V, Azure Stack HCI, KVM offers a nice breakdown of the capabilities of the four main virtualization contenders and walks you through the pros and cons of each option for different use cases.
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P.S. Bonus Free Tools

TortoiseSVN is a simple, intuitive Windows revision-control software that allows you to manage different versions of source code. Can be used with whatever development tools you like, and with any type of file. Kindly suggested by graysky311.

Ghostscript is a PostScript/PDF interpreter and converter that offers native rendering of PDF, PostScript, PCL, XPS, raster, and vector files on various systems. Consists of a PostScript interpreter layer and a graphics library. A favorite of Glass_wizard.