As much as we try to be proactive about information security, IT planning, or project management, we get distracted, or procrastinate. These information security cheat sheets and checklists are designed to assist IT professionals in difficult situations, even if they find themselves unprepared.
This cheat sheet presents practical tips for finding and getting the right job in Information Technology.
This cheat sheet outlines the tools and commands for analyzing malicious software on the REMnux Linux distribution.
This cheat sheet presents recommendations for creating a strong report as part of an information security assessment project.
This cheat sheet presents a checklist for reviewing critical logs when responding to a security incident. It can also be used for routine log review. (Co-authored with Anton Chuvakin.)
This cheat sheet outlines tips and tools for reverse-engineering malicious documents, such as Microsoft Office (DOC, XLS, PPT) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files.
This cheat sheet offers tips for the initial design and review of a complex Internet application's security architecture.
This cheat sheet offers communication tips for technologists, engineers, and information workers.
This cheat sheet captures tips for examining a potentially-compromised server to decide whether to escalate for formal incident response.
This cheat sheet lists the questions the incident handler should consider asking when taking control of a qualified incident.
This cheat sheet captures advice for battling a network DDoS attack on your infrastructure.
This cheat sheet presents shortcuts and tips for analyzing malicious software.
This cheat sheet offers tips for planning, issuing and reviewing RFPs for information security assessments.
This cheat sheet presents common information security mistakes, so you can avoid making them.
Authored by Lenny Zeltser. Lenny is a seasoned business and tech leader with extensive experience in information technology and security. His areas of expertise include incident response, cloud services and product management. Lenny focuses on safeguarding customers' IT operations at NCR Corporation. He also teaches digital forensics and anti-malware courses at SANS Institute. Lenny frequently speaks at conferences, writes articles and has co-authored books. He has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation, has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a Computer Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania. You can follow Lenny on Twitter, read his blog and circle him on Google+.
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