VFX invites you to review the whitepapers listed below. Please use these as a reference guideline as not all parts are covered, and not all whitepapers are complete.
In by no way are these writeups to cover all scenarios within any environment. They are merely recommended guidelines that you may or may not follow. Some settings may (and most likely will) break other applications that have no been updated to provide a maximum level of security.
NGS Squirrel has to be one of the market leaders in database security assessments. Inherently, it can be difficult to setup. Below reference is provided as a guideline to the setup of this and various other tools.
Apple/Macintosh OSX Products
Apple and Mac OSX are here to stay. A few tips and tricks listed below to upgrade those pesky dated laptops, or expand your current laptop. Some of the techniques below are employed by VFX in site information technology security assessments.
A customized rule-set to detect anomalies that have been used over the years.
Below are some whitepapers of Linux on laptops. These Laptop write-ups, documentation and technical specifications are in no means 100% complete, but they do outline information (at the time) of the laptop. Use the information as a guideline or baseline as your laptop and its hardware contained therein may be slightly different. Certain manufacturers are known to change hardware without warning.
VFX provides this section as a reference for some of the older dated systems within our environment. VFX uses these systems for legacy testing purposes. Their output below is provided for archive reference.