Monday, August 31, 2009

Secunia - Keep ALL Your Software Up To Date

You have Windows Automatic Update to keep windows itself up to date, and if you remembered to opt in to it maybe you've even upgraded it to Microsoft Update to keep your Office programs up to date too. ...and some software like Firefox and Java have their own updaters, if you didn't disable them to keep your performance up...

But what about all the other programs you run? do you know you are upto date?
Secunia will tell you.

You can go to their web portal for a free scan of your system any time you like, and it will check it all for you. If you are using it at home you can download Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector) or if it is for business use there is the cooler sounding Secunia CSI (Corporate...) at a cost, but well worth it.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

SecTor 2009 - Last week for discount pricing

SecTor (Toronto's big InfoSec conference) admission prices go up on Sept 1.
If you haven't got your tickets yet now is the time.

After Sept. 1 it'll cost $250 more to get in to this great IT security conference.

If you are a member of TASK or OWASP You can get an additional 10% off, just look through those mailing lists, there have been discount codes posted.

There are some great speakers booked for this year. I'm really looking forward to it.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Canadian pricing for Windows 7 family pack

Windows 7 will be available in a "Family pack" 3 pack of licenses for $200 ($67 each license) for home users wanting to upgrade from XP to Win7 Home Premium.

Read more at Digital Home.