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Here we bring to you some of the most useful IT security websites from the web world to help you stay updated!   
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 EFYTimes brings to you 10 websites on IT security that deal with everything right from Cisco to Microsoft to VMware-based networks or with open source tools. Learn, update yourself and do much more and find the information that you need. Read on..

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1. SourceForge: Check out this website's section for open source security tools that seems almost endless.

2. VMware Security and Compliance Blog: If you are working on VMWare's virtualisation based platform, it's crucial to understand and keep up with security issues. In terms of VMWare's own information, check out the VMware Security and Compliance Blog. You can also refer to the VMware Security Advisories, Certifications and Guides.

3. Cloud Security Alliance: You think to get a grasp of security in the cloud can feel like chasing one, but look into the resources at Cloud Security Alliance, the group with a strong user focus that can help you figure out if the wind is blowing in the right direction among cloud vendors.

4. Computer Security Resource Center: The federal government's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plays a large role in setting IT security requirements that impact everything on the network, with a new emphasis on mobile and cloud-based computing, found at its Computer Security Resource Center in the Computer Security Division.

5. Cisco's Design Zone for Security: If yours is a Cisco-based network, Cisco's Design Zone for Security provides in-depth information related to application performance, branch/WAN, campus, data centers and much more.

6. Android Security Group: Feel like just hanging out and talking about security related to Google Android devices? Check out Google's Android Security Group, where questions get asked online and crowdsourced.

7. Microsoft Security Advisories: Microsoft puts out security bulletins when something related to its products and services really goes awry, but it's also worth following Microsoft Security Advisories, which also tackle security issues of importance.

8. Gartner Blog Network: Want to hear some of the latest thinking from Gartner security wonks? Check out the Gartner Blog Network, where you’ll find blogs from Gartner's Neil MacDonald, Avivah Litan, Dan Blum and Jay Heiser, among others.

9. PCI Security Standards Council: If your organization accepts payment cards, then it has to follow the network security rules of the PCI Security Standards Council. To find out what that might mean, check out the Merchants section at the council's website.

10. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse is a nonprofit corporation based in San Diego whose website provides clear advice mainly for consumers with questions about workplace computer and phone monitoring, identity theft, privacy of medical records and more.

11. Sectools: The open source developers of Nmap Project has a website that lists its picks for the 125 Top Security Tools. This can be found at sectools.org.

12. Packet Storm: Packet Storm is a nice site hosted by a nonprofit organization which offers both updates on security issues and open source security tools, such as Hydra.

Courtesy: Network World

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