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Store logon data for different types of systems, and apply to GDPR

As a software developing company, we have a lot of logon data for different types of systems. This can be a simple username/password combination for a website, but also FTP accounts, database accounts,...
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Self-hosted webinar software (or provider located in the EU)

We're currently searching for a self hosted webinar software because we have customers that put a big focus on security and privacy, also we're located in Germany we have to fulfill German and ...
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Is there any software to disconnect the lan or wi-fi network connection when you stop using a specific application?

I am looking for some software that has the functionality of disconnecting the lan or wi-fi network when closing a specific application and that when opening the application, reconnect. This could ...
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Linux software to detect external drive partition-level rootkits

clamscan can search file systems for malware, but it can't scan possible rootkits on the boot sectors of an external disk. rkhunter also doesn't seem to provide the ability to scan boot sectors of an ...
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Is there some correlation rules and threat signatures available out there for an ELK based SIEM?

For commercial SIEMs, correlation rules and threat signatures are available from some communities (CERTs and others) or from some commercial offers. What about ELK based SIEMs? Where can I find off-...
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linux/ubuntu os that follows Tails/Tor ideals

I am a new ubuntu user, So forgive me if I sound stupid, In my head my question sounds like it could work. so my question has 2 parts. Is there already a OS that can have just a basic file system ...
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Simple secure standalone “offline” app to generate securely random passwords

I'm looking for an app (used on laptop) to generate long, securely random, 1-use passwords that are impossible to be memorized. It must be "offline" or at least openly verifiably sandboxed from a ...
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lock app or software to lock computer on the network

A software that i can implement on network or individual PC that will allow them to lock after certain period of inactivity but keeps the display on. For example i'm doing a presentation and I end up ...
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Network-less “vault” tool

I am running a Samsung S7 Edge on Android 7.0 non-rooted. What I am looking for is essentially a vault or encrypted space on my phone requiring a passcode or passphrase to access. Furthermore, I am ...
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Free Windows Firewall Control Alternative

(Working on Windows 7 64 bit) Looking for a free alternative to Windows Firewall Control where I can block all outgoing connections AND the program alerts whenever there is an outgoing connection ...
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Debian apt-available software for dir+database immediate backups of a webserver webapps?

Do you know a Debian apt-available software to make dir and database immediate backups of a webserver webapps? An option to exclude some sub directories should be a feature. Something that works ...
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Is there an alternative for active tools for formatting and creating partition?

I'm trying to format my usb pendrive with one of those low level options like Gutmann, DoD or filling with zeros to wipe all data. I used Active DVD tools on Windows XP SP3 for years, but I always ...
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Java equivalent to Ruby's SecureRandom?

Is there a Java equivalent to Ruby's SecureRandom.hex(...) method? Happy with anything in JVM-land: Something living inside the Java crypto APIs Something provided by a 3rd party/open source library ...
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Maximum security web browser

I recently upgraded Firefox and it screwed up the NoScript UI and greatly increased CPU usage. When I downgraded to an older version, it deleted my Adblock Plus and NoScript installs instead of ...
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PixelBlock alternative for Firefox?

I'm using Firefox 57. I'm looking for software that blocks the 1x1 pixels that cause the HTTP{S} fetches that are used to track users. The product I used in the past is called PixelBlock. I searched ...
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Random, truly memorable password generator

I'm looking for a password generator that: Generates secure, truly memorable passwords such as: week826]Welcome Stick+heavy:359 Red6.32inch.Who Simple9983$front;Has niece57]Double%his88 ...
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Comprehensive secutiry solution

I was given the task to find a comprehensive security solution for our IT systems. The solution should include the following: -> Central control -> Antivirus -> Anti theft -> Remote ...
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Anti-theft against smart thieves

1. Summary I don't find anti-theft Android application, that would work against thieves: that can install new ROM, that can to make Hard Reset. 2. Expected behavior 1. Requirements Not a big ...
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Replacement for obselete OpenDNS Umbrella App on iPhone

I have been a Prosumer OpenDNS Umbrella customer for years, but their iPhone App isn't being upgraded to 64-bit, so it won't work with iOS 11. It provides Umbrella's protections and also allows ...
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What software of up to 20 $ / month to protect a PC and online accounts and activities?

I'm looking for IT protection software. I'm developing a YouTube project and nearing the launch of the channel but I have concerns of being hacked or doxed. When I read articles on IT protection ...
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App that decrypts and displays an AES-encrypted file

I'm looking for a lightweight Android app, that: lets the user choose a file asks for the password opens this file and displays the decrypted content in a textarea (scrollable) However, the app: ...
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Android application for analyzing apks

This one is for all the side loaders. I basically want an app like this https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.styk.martin.apkanalyzer It analyzes the installed applications' permissions, ...
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Is there any free password manager that supports fingerprint reader?

I'm looking for a free password manager that supports unlocking/authentication via built-in fingerprint reader (either through Windows Hello or some custom solution). I've already found that premium ...
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Browser hijack protection for Firefox (BrowserProtect is dead)

I installed K-Lite Codec pack and it installed Bing(R) as a search provider and reset my homepage to Bing (in Firefox, but not PaleMoon). I don't like or use Bing. While this isn't the most ...
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Nuclear launch alert

Is there an app or feature in iOS that can notify its owner of an impending missile, nuclear or otherwise, headed towards a particular location (or a nuclear launch of any sort)? All I seem to be able ...
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Software to prevent employees from stealing data and using software illegally

The environment is a startup with less than 20 people. They use Windows, Mac and Linux systems. A wireless router is the source of internet for their desktops and laptops. They have their personal ...
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Examination software

We currently use ExamSoft to conduct examinations. It is great but sometimes we have examinations that are open book (PDF, PPT) or need Excel. Is there any software that would help me do this in a ...
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Language/Library to use for unsafe/untrusted code hosted by python

I'm looking for a python3 library (or project) that can allow me to run "unsafe" code (input from the internet, or similar) without compromising security. If such a library doesn't exist, a ...
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Is there an offline two factor authentication client for Linux that I can use as TFA with Gmail, Dropbox, etc.?

In short, I have an offline desktop at home that I would like to use as a "dongle" for certain services. This desktop runs Debian Linux and does not have Chrome or Chromium. (It's offline! So I figure ...
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Electronic attachments for physical mailing

I have a requirement to send a letter to a physical mailing address. I have some attachments (generally pdf) that I'd like to ensure the recipient of the physical mailing receives access to. One ...
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Good HIDS for Windows?

Is there a free Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS) software that I can use for Windows? I want it for my PC at home. I'm currently running Windows 10 Pro, for those interested. I guess the ...
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Non-Google “Find My Phone” for Android devices?

I like to find non-Google alternatives to apps when possible. I'm looking for an app that provides a "Find my phone" feature - showing the location on a map, and activating the device ringer at full ...
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What 3rd party OpenVPN clients or addons are there?

Each commercial OpenVPN provider typically has their own branded VPN client for their users. However, there is also the OpenVPN client from OpenVPN. Are there any other vendor-neutral OpenVPN ...
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Looking for a service to display 2 factor auth codes online, rather than on my phone

I am using my phone as 2 factor authentication. I have some backup codes written down but in general - it would be a hassle to restore my credentials if my phone is lost. I'm looking for 2 factor ...
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App lock with fingerprint reader support for Android

I am looking for a reliable and frequently updated app to lock down other apps/SMS/emails/pictures, which contain sensitive data and it supports fingerprint based authentication. My device is rooted, ...
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Firefox alternative compatible with NoScript?

I have been a huge fan of Firefox for years, and have grown an even bigger fan of its extension NoScript, which eases my mind a lot when browsing the web. However, Mozilla announced that they were ...
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Software Licensing in Hostile/Sensitive Environment

One of my clients needs to deploy his software in a knowingly licensing-hostile, piracy-friendly country, in the Defense field. Tracking authorized & legit software usage through the network will ...
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Detecting suspicious ultrasound emitters

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows that can give a warning whenever a program emits ultrasounds. My use case is to detect advertisers hiding ultrasounds in their ads, so I would prefer ...
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OpenSSL alternative that features better automation properties

I plan on making my own Certificate Authority, and already got quite a bit of money for the project, and now I need a way to issue certificates. I was going to use OpenSSL, but it isn't great for ...
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securely and conveniently transfer a single file from a desktop to a mobile computer

I am searching for a convenient way to securely transfer a single file from a desktop computer A to a mobile computer B. A runs Linux, B runs Android. By "securely" I mean that: a) a file must not ...
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Email providers with support for high privacy?

I am looking for an email provider which (1 alt A) supports end-to-end encryption of emails, alternatively (1 alt B) that they work well with something like Thunderbird so that I can encrypt messages ...
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Is there an alternative to MyWOT (“Web of Trust”)?

As you hopefully know the NDR (a German TV station) disclosed that WOT Services sells the complete browser history and additional data (the technical information [German]) of its users without any ...
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most easily audited server operating system

I have screwed around with hobby servers for years, now, but now I'm starting to get into more serious servers, with much higher reliability requirements. The obvious answer is just to get started on ...
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Software to password-protect individual folder(s) on Windows 7

I have a folder of sensitive pictures. Viewed in any of File Explorer's icon views, the contents of this folder are previewed to the user before the folder has been opened. I'm looking for Windows 7 ...
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Command-line tool to scan for and suggest fixes for XSS and SQLi vulnerabilities in Perl?

For a customized online editor, I would like to automatically detect SQLi or XSS vulnerabilities and provide a convenient way to auto-correct them. Rather than creating my own scanning/suggestion ...
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Utilities for firewalled downloads

I am looking for a linux utility that downloads a file and set a firewall that restricts all connection to only the server that is transferring the file. I would set it in bash if it doesn't really ...
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deleted files secure eraser

I am looking for a free and portable tool for Windows that is able to secure-delete files that were already deleted from the file system (NTFS). I know the usual solution for this is overwriting the ...
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CLI Based Backup Solution

I can make a simple script that performs most of what I require, but I'd like to see if there is a solution already created out to accomplish what I desire. Essentially, at present, there is a ...
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Simple, fast, secure KDE Linux distribution

I'm new to Linux, still learning how Linux in general works, but before that I need some smart opinion from a person who knows this stuff already, so my question is very simple, what is the most basic ...
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Multiuser, opensource, secure password manager?

There have been many similar questions, but I have not found recommendations with the following, common requirements: Multi-user. We have a high fluctuation of devs, so all or nothing is not good ...