Nessus Essentials – Vulnerability Assessment: Installing Nessus

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Vulnerability assessment tools are used to identify risks/threats that may cause security issues in a system. Today I am going to look at a vulnerability assessment tool from Tenable called Nessus Essentials, which can (manually or automatically) scan networks for vulnerabilities and then output reports. Nessus Essentials Nessus (https://www.tenable.com/products/nessus) offers a few different vulnerability assessment … Continue reading Nessus Essentials – Vulnerability Assessment: Installing Nessus

Virtual Box – Scripting and Network Options (Mac OS X / Linux)

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As well as allowing for the creation of virtual computers, Virtual Box also gives several settings for virtual networks. Following on from my last blog post (here) I am now going to take a brief look at the Virtual Box network settings. Virtual Box Network Settings Virtual network settings can be found under the "Tools", … Continue reading Virtual Box – Scripting and Network Options (Mac OS X / Linux)

Creating A Repository in AWS Git, a.k.a. CodeCommit (AWS)

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AWS has its own Git repository system called CodeCommit. Here is what AWS have to say about it: "CodeCommit is a secure, highly scalable, managed source control service that hosts private Git repositories. CodeCommit eliminates the need for you to manage your own source control system or worry about scaling its infrastructure. You can use … Continue reading Creating A Repository in AWS Git, a.k.a. CodeCommit (AWS)

Using Ansible To Create And Manage Users (Linux / Raspberry Pi)

If you have multiple Linux devices (e.g. multiple Raspberry Pi computers) and multiple user accounts that need access to those devices (i.e. maybe a Code Club of pupils) and want their own user accounts on the devices it could be a lengthy process managing the accounts and devices. Which is where Ansible (https://www.ansible.com/) comes into … Continue reading Using Ansible To Create And Manage Users (Linux / Raspberry Pi)