Create stronger passwords

Safepasswd is a website dedicated to helping you choose a safe and secure password. The secure passwords are automatically generated for you, allowing you the following options: easy to remember, letters only, numbers only, letters and numbers, all characters, and hex. This is a great tool for both administrators and standard computer users, as it practices the need to create stronger passwords.

Staying Secure with Nessus Vulnerability Scanner

This is a simple walk through guide to installing nessus, configuring nessus, and running the popular Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on Linux. From the Nessus website: Nessus is the world’s most popular vulnerability scanner used in over 75,000 organizations world-wide. Many of the world’s largest organizations are realizing significant cost savings by using Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications. Continue reading

Educational Linux Software

The FileGate File Distribution Network has a huge collection of educational software and games available for free and licensed under the GPL. Linux4Kids includes software like Math Scrabble, Tux Typing Tutorials, Pitacard Flash Cards and tons more! I would recommend any of these edutainment Linux applications to parents and college students wanting to study and learn in a fun way.