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Three common IT consultant security blunders

Posted in:SecurityIT consultants cannot afford to make a mistake when it comes to security. Erik Eckel offers a refresher on basic security fundamentals. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Humility is an important quality in IT consultants. The industry has a way of knocking consultants down a peg and reminding professionals to mind their fundamentals when overconfidence sets in. Security, however, is an area in which consultants can't afford lapses, especially since Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and data sensitivity have become critical issues. When I inherit systems, servers, workstations, and networks developed and administered by others, I see other IT consultants' mistakes. I've also seen security failures at the companies where I've worked. Some security errors are simple brain-dead mistakes, such as affixing administrative usernames and passwords to a server via a Post-it note; other security offenses ar…

IT consultants, document your work!

A client called on me to add a new feature to their software: nothing too fancy, just a search function with multiple criteria. Given the nature of their application, I had to wonder how they had gotten along without it for so long. We spec'd out their requirements, and I implemented it at an hourly rate in less time than they expected, including documentation and testing. Everybody was happy. A week or so later, the same client asked me to research an unrelated problem they were having. While looking through the code that had evolved from the sculpting of numerous hands over the years, I discovered a routine named LKPMCD. Perusing the all-uppercase comment-free code, the meaning of this cryptic name began to emerge. It was a LooKuP routine for Multiple ConDitions -- almost identical in its function to the project I had just completed, though of course my code was better (it always is, isn't it?). The client didn't even know they possessed this routine, because everyone in…

3 Tahap Membuka Password Windows dengan Ubuntu

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3 Tahap Membuka Password Windows dengan Ubuntu
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Jakarta - Lupa memang masalah yang biasa dihadapi manusia. Jika lupa password login Windows, ada cara untuk memulihkannya dengan menggunakan sistem operasi Ubuntu Linux.

Hal pertama yang perlu dilakukan adalah membuat Live CD atau Live USB Flashdisk Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu Live ini akan digunakan untuk booting ke sistem dan melakukan prosedur yang dibutuhkan untuk membongkar password Windows tadi.

Cara paling mudah untuk melakukan itu adalah dengan men-download UNetBootin dan menjalankannya. Aplikasi sederhana ini akan men-download versi Ubuntu yang dipilih dan melakukan instalasi pada flashdisk yang Anda siapkan.

Tahap kedua adalah menginstall utility Open Source bernama chntpw. Hal ini dilakukan dari Ubuntu dengan menjalankan Synaptic Package Manager.

Untuk bisa mendapatkan chntpw, Synaptic Package Manager harus diarahkan untuk melihat pada penyimpanan aplikasi Uni…

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