Category Archives: Security Products and Solutions

Raspberry Pi as security device, first look on IPFire

Raspberry Pi is an interesting candidate for a low cost, low power, small and open source based security device to be used at small office or at home office (SOHO), or for protecting your home automation… However, some preconcerns were … Continue reading

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Avira Free Antivirus, Tool for basic protection

There are several different antivirus programs on the market. One of the free alternatives is Avira . One can configure real-time scan mode (reading/writing), update frequency etc. Plus: Simple GUI No learning curve The scan mode settings might slow down … Continue reading

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PDFill “PDF Tools”, tool for manipulating PDF files

PDFill PDF Tools is a good alternative for various operations on pdf files. It contains more features than PDFsam which I have listed earlier. Especially it can encrypt/decrypt, add text or image watermarks etc. (However, licensing is different than in … Continue reading

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Protecting your work by timestamping your file fingerprints

Are you sharing or producing photos, images, music, videos, programs, documents or anything else and you are concerned on how to proof that your work is yours? First of all, you need to be able to show that you really … Continue reading

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FileVerifier++ and Karen’s Hasher, GUI Tools for fingerprinting your files with SHA-512

In an earlier blog, a GUI tool called WinMD5 was recommended for maintaining integrity of your files. However, hash calculation based on SHA-512 is more security nowadays. For example, if you need to proof to others, that you possessed a … Continue reading

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iSpy, Tool for camera surveillance

iSpy is great alternative for monitoring several cameras at the same time with one computer. It has good set of features, like automatic record after motion detection etc.

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Some open source based security offering

Open source based applications are coming more and more popular. However, proper considerations and evaluations should be made before any serious usage. Here are some links to get an idea. Ten Open Source Security Apps Worth Considering Nessus Snort Nagios … Continue reading

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