The Royal Exchange Jewelers
The Royal Exchange Jewelers offers historically-based and/or inspired, handcrafted jewelery. Items characteristic of the Elizabethan Renaissance, Byzantine period, or incorporating heraldic figures are specialties. Custom pieces created upon request.
Law Dog Files
LawDog's posts a bit more infrequently these days, but has numerous insightful posts regarding food, law enforcement and whatnot. Personally, I'm most fond of his Africa stories.
Probably the best resource on the internet for female shooters. Most material and equipment is entirely geared towards men. I refer a lot of people here. Kathy also has published the material in book form, you can buy it on Amazon.
The power of the snark is strong in this one.
Not for the easily offended. Good guy, good instructor. I highly recommend his classes if you're in the Utah area.
Good buddy of mine, Strings.
One of the best authors alive today.
Very prolific blog poster. Peter is a retired priest, I wasn't previously aware of how strong the snark was in the priesthood.
New PC Installs (
Ninite automates installs of common utilities.
Adobe Flash (for IE)
Not needed for Chrome
.Net 4.5 Full Installer
Full download for .net 4.5, not the online installer.
ACR Electronics, Inc.
I own one of their MS-2000(M) distress marker lights (aka, Firefly). Wonderful product, highest possible quality. Also recommend their Personal Locator Beacons.
Very good source source of gear reviews. I'm not into the 'survivalist' thing, but I love hiking.
MMA Glove reviews
T.A.D. Gear, Inc.
TAD has excellent quality gear, but tend to be a bit on the pricy side
Good place to buy custom flags
Ultralight hiking equipment
Keystone Trails Association
Good PA hiking info
Plenty of info on Centralia, the place that inspired Silent Hill
Courtney Love redefines music piracy and blasts the RIAA Salon Technology
A surprisingly insightful speech by Courtney Love.
Don Passman's Website
Guy writes good books regarding the music industry
The Problem With Music
Another excellent and insightful article regarding the music industry.
Physical Security (
Cut Your Own Master Keys Musings
Thoughts on cutting master keys
Good home security checklist
Greg Miller Guide to Lock Picking for Beginners
Currently dead, HD died on the server and it's being replaced.
Datagram's site, lots of good information on lock forensics. A pretty rare niche, good information.
Physical Security for the Data Center
Fairly comprehensive guide
IT Policy (
DIR - Security - Policies, Standards and Guidelines
IT policy templates
ITCi Policy Wiki » home
More IT policy stuff
Logicube - Hard Drive and Media Duplication OmniWipe Product Details
LogiCube makes pretty good (but far from perfect) hard drive products, that are quite expensive.
NIST.gov - Computer Security Division - Computer Security Resource Center
NIST policy guides and whatnot
Security Configuration Guides
The NSA provides some rather wonderful configuration guides for securing all manner of IT products
The Simplest Security A Guide To Better Password Practices
Passwords are used everywhere. And usually poorly implemented
SANS Institute - The SANS Security Policy Project
SAN Policy stuff.
Technical - IT (
Hard Disk Install Setup Tips - NST Wiki
Network Security Toolkit (NST) wiki
VBS scripts used on multiple computers
VBS script information
M1330 Got AHCI working under WinXP... no slipstream CD, no floppy drive.
Getting AHCI drivers working
WSUS Product Team Blog Client-Server Synchronization issues
WSUS issues, blah
MCSE, A+ and CCNA Certification Practice Exams, MCSE Training, Online Courses and Assessments
Exam prep stuff.
MS-DOS at command help
"at" is a DOS command to schedule commands, similiar to *nix crontab file.
NetBIOS Friend or Foe
Perl Tutorial Course for Windows
PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives
Apps run off your thumb drive with no install
Project Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows Update replacement
DVD backup utility
Sabrent makes some excellent and cheap accessories. Driver page
Enabling ADMIN$ and Registry Services Permanently?
Admin share stuff for Windows XP and Server 2003, needed for various admin utilities
Veeam VMware ESX Virtualization Management
Aftermarket ESX management, useful for free ESXi servers
OpenBootTS | Download OpenBootTS software for free at SourceForge.net
Open source cell phone tower, very useful
Ettus Research LLC | Products
Some very good radio gear that works with OpenBootTS
Software Defined Radio, 1 MHz to 6 GHz operating frequency
Freeware Tools and System Utilities for Windows
Unique collection of freeware utilities and freeware password recovery tools
Screenshots - WPKG | Open Source Software Deployment and Distribution
WPKG is an open source software deployment and distribution tool. The site has a large collection of silent installers.
Virtual Users And Domains
Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (CentOS 5.3 x86)
HOWTO: Secure Firefox and IM with PuTTY | Thinkhole Labs
Making a secure tunnel with putty, kinda a portable VPN.
StoneGate Firewall - VPN Appliances – Stonesoft
Yoggie Product Comparison
Comodo Firewall Pro
Information Security (
Open Organisation Of Lockpickers
Organization for folks that like picking locks.
Lots of handy guides for securing and configuring lots of common services
Antivirus Tools Underperform When Tested in LinuxWorld 'Fight Club' - Host security News Analysis - Dark Reading
Entertaining head to head anti-virus competition. Kaspersky did very well, I highly recommend KAV
Application security expertise for proven software security – Fortify Software
They sell software that helps you write more secure apps. Basically, source code auditing
BioStik by Index Security
Biometric secured thumb drive
Caveat Emptor - Use of Credit Cards On-Line « The 12 Angry Men Blog
Thoughts on using your credit card online
FIPS 140-2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Federal standard. Better than nothing, but meeting a standard is not the same as being secure.
Flylogic Engineering - Home
Very low level auditing for electronics.
Genuinely Secure software by Secure64
Secure DNS providers
Access Data - Downloads
Kaspersky Product Updates
Restricting information available to anonymous logon users
Microsoft KB article
tcpIQ Denial Of Service Attack Inhibitor
Hardens Windows TCP stack against DoS attacks
VMware Infrastructure 3 Security Hardening
Good guide on locking down Infrastructure 3
Web Browser Forensics, Part 1
If you don't log web hits at your firewall or proxy, good way to try to recover information
Updating Windows on non-IE browsers
OSSEC - Open Source Security, Host-Based Intrusion Detection System
Kaspersky Virus Watch 3.1
Rather nifty screen with lots of information on various virus statistics. Handy for throwing on a static display.
eicar THE ANTI-VIRUS OR ANTI-MALWARE TEST FILE
AV test file.
These guys made the hardware to run Defcon's wireless network.
Circuit Cellar - Digital Library - 189 Armitage
Ah, yes, the 189 Armitage.
Doubletake was some replication software we used. Eh.
Some interesting gyro stabilize camera stuff
Narus Real-Time Traffic Intelligence
NSA grade deep packet monitoring.
NNMA - NNSquad Network Measurement Agent
Detects tampering with your traffic, usually indicative of violating Net Neutrality
RaidCalc - Raid Disk Space Utilization Calculator
Server Technology, Inc.
Data Center cabinet vendor
Slashdot Outfitting a Brand New Datacenter
Extremely good resource on the little details on building a good datacenter
Support OEM Download driver
EMC CLARiiON stuff.
TS and Citrix (
CTX107572 - Troubleshooting Tools for Citrix Environments
MCSE Training, MCSE Certification, CCNA Certification, MCSE 2003 training and more - Actualtests.com
More cert stuff.
Ralph Whitbeck - Blog - Uninstalling Cisco VPN client kills internet access
Cisco VPN can have some nasty side effects
Terminal Services commands
IBM UNIX servers - Security for pSeries AIX 5L antivirus support
Antivirus options for the AIX OS
Main Page - Fail2ban
Monitors your *nix logs, bans the IPs trying to guess your passwords
Data table example, useful for presenting things in lists
Another data table implementation
Minwax Project Plans
DIY pocket knives
Online Materials Information Resource - MatWeb
Maine Line Leather, Wholesale and Retail provider of Leather Crafting Supplies
Leather making supplies
MSR Tool Wrap - KneeDraggers.com
Was planning on copying
Project List - Para Cord Secrets
550 cord projects
Guy who does mostly older style DIY stuff
Ada Fruit Industries
Excellent electronic kits
Everyone uses these suckers for their DIY projects, very versitile
Makes electronics kits and sells all kinds of useful components
All kinds of Maker related stuff, mostly electronics.
More kits, interesting tho.
Lots of guides as well as selling kits
A lot of old Navy textbooks
Lots of good videos on soldering
Lots of good videos on soldering, from NASA
List of all known Arduino compatible boards
Great microbio blog
Linux WordPress install
Very quick and straightforward