Jeff Fellinge

Jeff Fellinge is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and the vice president of information security at aQuantive. He is a CISSP and is the author of IT Administrator's Top 10 Introductory Scripts for Windows (Charles River Media).

Articles by Jeff Fellinge
Protecting Your Network
In this advisor, you will get a straightforward description of networking to establish a groundwork for a discussion of network ports.
Little Snitch
A host-based outbound firewall for a Mac? You'd be surprised what data leaks Little Snitch can reveal.
Mozilla Firefox 1
If your users absolutely must have Mozilla Firefox for web browsing, consider this proactive approach for preventing security risks from potentially bad Firefox add-ons.
SecureZIP - 08 Oct 2008

The .zip file format is arguably the de facto standard for compression utilities used for the personal computer.  Phil Katz created the PKZIP utilities in 1989 and his company, PKWARE, continues to provide these ubiquitous tools, adding support for Windows, encryption, and larger files and volumes.

SecureZIP - 08 Oct 2008 1
For a compression utitility, PKWARE's SecureZIP has a lot to offer, including support for larger files, a robust digital-certificate–based encryption scheme, and integration with Microsoft Office.
Create quick backup or sync jobs between your workstation and a file server with SyncToy—a Microsoft PowerToy that synchronizes data fast and with more customizable options than Robocopy.
Full-featured firewalls cost too much for small businesses and branch offices, but you can get the same security with pfSense, a stateful open-source firewall and router.
ACL on UNIX - 13 Aug 2008

Executive Summary:

ACL on UNIX - 24 Jul 2008
For granting fine-grained access rights to files, you might want to check out this package of tools and file systems, ACL, which helps sys admins assign permissions to users and groups on Linux and UNIX systems.
Pinpoint MetaViewer
Metadata in users' files can cause security problems. Use MetaViewer to reveal the included OLE metadata in Office 2003 and earlier documents, so you’ll know what metadata to secure, change, or scrub.
Safety Scanner
Microsoft's free service, Safety Scanner, part of the Windows Live OneCare product group, can scan, defrag, and clean files.
Create a Live CD that Runs in Persistent Mode on a Bootable USB Drive 1
Learn how to create a bootable, persistent configuration of Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Edition on a portable USB flash drive, making a toolkit that lets you customize your environment or install your own custom applications.
Create a Live CD on a Bootable USB Flash Drive 1
Create a USB 2.0 flash drive that boots a Live CD distro—it’s portable, fast, and easy to use.
TrueCrypt encrypts a container you create on your flash drive, CD-ROM, or hard drive—and it lets you encrypt a hidden volume within another volume to thwart attackers.
Flying Buttress
If you use a Mac or are responsible for the security of Macs within your organization, you need to check out Flying Buttress—a tool that allows granular configuration of Apple’s built-in firewall, ipfirewall.
NEW: Microsoft Hyper-V Master Class with John Savill

A new Master Class with John Savill! Get 12 hours of detailed instruction covering all the key aspects of a Hyper-V based virtualization environment.

During this training attendees will learn how to:

-- Architect a Hyper-V based virtualization solution.
-- Migrate from physical and other virtualization environments.
-- Implement a private cloud solution.

Thursdays, April 17th through May 8th

Upcoming Training

Deploying Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Wednesday, April 23rd @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm ET

In a single day you will learn to deploy Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and MDT 2013. Johan Arwidmark guides you through the entire build process. You will learn about reference images, deployment of images, drivers injection, adding updates and applications and a great deal of real-world tips and tricks.

Enroll by April 29th and SAVE 15%
View All Online Training

IT/Dev Connections

Register now to get the best rates available!

Current Issue

April 2014 - The architectural components related to Hyper-V networking in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 can be confusing. Walk through all the VMM networking architectural components and how to use them.


Windows Forums

The Windows IT Pro forums are moving to! Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community.