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About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.

Infosec Professionals – Bsides Nashville 2015

Infosec Professionals, Developers, Students and anyone else interested in Securing systems and information – Click on talks for more information.http://bsidesnash.org/ Thanks Jay!

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GoFlex Home – gaining root access and performing drive maintenance

The Seagate GoFlex Home is a NAS for consumers.  We did a review some time ago on this product and gave it a good review.   Here’s a way to gain root access and perform drive maintenance on the drive. Download Putty … Continue reading

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Server 2003 is reaching end of life

Server 2003 is reaching its EoL.  Read more

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USBs can carry viruses

Zbot, a virus made by criminals, is still alive and well on the internet.   Designed to steal confidential information,  this virus can steal your banking information and more.  Below is an USB drive that is infected with multiple viruses … Continue reading

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Lost – Windows 7 DVD? Download the ISO from Microsoft with your key.

Have your key but not your DVD?   Download it from Microsoft Software Recovery. Create a Windows 7 DVD for installation on a new hard drive Create a backup Windows 7 DVD Create a bootable USB drive with a copy … Continue reading

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Powerful System Information Utilities

System Information Utilities can provide you with information about your computer when planning an update of hardware or for drivers.  Here’s a few system information utilities that are free. HWInfo System Spec Speccy

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Free Network Scanners

Need to find computers, printers and other devices on a network?  Here’s 8 free network scanners that can scan and find devices on your network. Angry IP Scanner MiTEC Network Scanner SZ Development network scan NirSoft Wireless Network Watcher Softperfect Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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