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Knowledge is power - lots of links

Here is a large list of technology links I have bookmarked over time.




"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. "


Links, links, and more links

Over the course of time you begin to realize there isn't enough time to learn or even read everything. Like I've mentioned before I feel it is good to try and give back and share as others have to help me. Below is a list of content mainly focusing on networking and network security but with other things mixed in. I hope you find some of the content helpful. Let me know what you found useful.


Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any organization, entity, or person linked below. Use any programs and/or view content at your own risk.




Cool stuff:

Internet checking site - https://downdetector.com/

Internet checking site - https://outage.report/

Internet checking site - http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/

Network Automation with Ansible - https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks

BGP Reports - http://bgp.potaroo.net/

CIDR Report (long standing BGP site) https://www.cidr-report.org/as2.0/

cool cyber attack map - https://threatbutt.com/map/

ddos map - http://www.digitalattackmap.com

another cyber attack map - http://map.norsecorp.com/

ESnet Energy science network - https://fasterdata.es.net/

NLNOG RING - https://ring.nlnog.net/

RIPE Network Coordination Centre - https://atlas.ripe.net/about/

dev stuff - http://engineering.stackexchange.com/ http://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/

portable tool (haven't purchased) - https://www.pockethernet.com/

Lookups - https://www.ultratools.com/tools/ipWhoisLookup

AFA CyberPatriot Website - https://www.uscyberpatriot.org/

submarine cable map - http://www.submarinecablemap.com/

NTT Internet BGP Visualization - http://as2914.net/#/

diagram site (have purchased content) http://networkdiagram101.com/

North American Network Operators Group - https://www.nanog.org/

https://www.malware-traffic-analysis.net/

https://network-tools.com/

https://www.geocerts.com/ssl-checker

Radio Frequency Reference Database - http://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/

http://www.globalsecurity.org

network meetup (have not attended) - http://techfieldday.com/nfd/

free online chess - http://en.lichess.org/

create your own country - http://www.nationstates.net/

Computational Knowledge Engine - http://www.wolframalpha.com/

manual search site - http://www.manualslib.com/

IT disaster relief - https://itdrc.org/

Space networking - https://deepspace.jpl.nasa.gov/

Cyber alerts DHS - https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts

https://www.virustotal.com/#/home/upload

URL checker - https://safeweb.norton.com/

Palo alto URL checker - https://urlfiltering.paloaltonetworks.com/

http://ipv6forum.com/

http://www.team-cymru.com/community-services.html

https://1.1.1.1/

sometimes they have good ebook deals - https://www.humblebundle.com

BGP looking glasses - http://www.bgp4.as/looking-glasses

http://www.cogentco.com/en/network/looking-glass

https://www.us.ntt.net/support/looking-glass/

http://ipv6-test.com/

http://speedtest.xfinity.com/

http://speedtest.att.com/speedtest/

http://www.speedtest.net/



Blogs/news:

https://blog.feedspot.com/networking_blogs/

https://ipv6.net/

https://www.lightreading.com/

http://packetlife.net/

https://www.packetmischief.ca/

http://lostintransit.se/

http://evilttl.com/

https://orhanergun.net/

https://www.packet-forwarding.net/

http://networkgeekstuff.com/

http://showipbgp.com/

http://www.sharontools.com/

http://blog.ipspace.net/

http://packetpushers.net/

http://www.netcraftsmen.com/resources/blog/

http://packetbomb.com/

https://the-packet-thrower.com/

https://linkstate.wordpress.com/

http://www.firewall.cx/

http://www.networkcomputing.com/

http://www.networkworld.com/

https://www.fiercetelecom.com/

https://www.hackread.com/

https://www.androidcentral.com/

http://www.4g1vn.com/

https://ipcisco.com/

https://www.cocheno.com/

https://neckercube.com/




Free stuff:

linux security focused - https://www.kali.org/

whitebox OS - https://vyos.io/

linux - https://www.centos.org/

linux - https://www.ubuntu.com/

network bandwidth measurement tool https://iperf.fr/

nuttcp performance measurmenet tool - http://www.nuttcp.net/

Free SFTP and FTP client for Windows - http://winscp.net

https://community.gns3.com/

http://www.eve-ng.net/

https://securityonion.net/

https://juicessh.com/

pfsense based firewall - https://opnsense.org/

https://www.wireshark.org/

https://www.putty.org/

https://www.noction.com/

WAN optimizer thingy - http://the-toffee-project.org/

everyday tool - https://www.adremsoft.com/netcrunch.tools/

free SNMP network monitor - https://www.paessler.com/prtg



Information related:

https://www.arin.net/

https://www.icann.org/

Internet engineering task force - https://www.ietf.org/

VyOS Wiki https://wiki.vyos.net/wiki/Main_Page

IEEE digital library - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/Xplore/home.jsp

Cisco Design zone - https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/solutions/design-zone.html#~stickynav=1

Juniper Tech library - https://www.juniper.net/documentation/

database for computer hardware - https://wikidevi.com/wiki/Main_Page

Learn the law of the land - https://www.law.cornell.edu/

online tech directory - http://www.webopedia.com/

Library of congress - https://www.loc.gov/

excellent resource of content- (free after sign up) -https://www.ciscolive.com/global/

RFC Index (master list) - http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc-index.html

country IP address blocks - http://www.ipdeny.com/

Cisco Feature Navigator - http://tools.cisco.com/ITDIT/CFN/jsp/index.jsp

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_network_operators%27_group

Nation standards publications - https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/

https://www.internet2.edu/

http://www.geni.net/

https://www.internetsociety.org/



Cryptocurrency related:

Cryptocurrency Market Capitalizations - https://coinmarketcap.com/

cool storage wallet (easy to use) - https://www.exodus.io/

https://digibyte.io/

https://digibytefoundation.org/

https://litecoin.org/

https://www.reddit.com/r/cryptocurrency

https://www.reddit.com/r/cryptoTechnology

https://www.reddit.com/r/digibyte

https://www.reddit.com/r/litecoin

https://www.reddit.com/r/vechain

https://www.reddit.com/r/vibehub



Education related:

good practice/study stuff http://www.pearsonitcertification.com/

https://certification.comptia.org/docs/default-source/downloadablefiles/it-certification-roadmap.pdf

https://pynet.twb-tech.com/ - network automation courses

top down network design book - http://topdownbook.com/

vendor neutral wireless certifications - https://www.cwnp.com/

vendor neutral security certifications - https://www.isc2.org/

vendor neutral security certifications - https://www.giac.org/ (related to SANS)

Penetration testing certifications - https://www.offensive-security.com/

vendor neutral security certifications -https://www.eccouncil.org/

Cisco small business device emulators for practice -https://supportforums.cisco.com/t5/small-business-online-device/bd-p/911-discussions-online-device-emulators

https://neckercube.com/index.php/2018/04/11/mind-map-for-ccie-ccnp-routing-switching/

https://www.youtube.com/user/INEtraining

https://www.youtube.com/user/RobRikerCiscotrainin

https://www.youtube.com/user/RouteHub

networking lab (haven't tested this) - http://www.unetlab.com/

cisco certifcations - https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications

juniper learning portal - https://learningportal.juniper.net/juniper/default.aspx

free switch lab - http://labswitch.blogspot.com/

security challenge labs - http://overthewire.org/wargames/

vendor netural IT certifications - https://www.comptia.org/

training provider - https://ine.com/

security training provider ($$$) - https://www.sans.org/

training provider -https://www.cbtnuggets.com/

video training provider -https://www.pluralsight.com/

https://ipcisco.com/protocol-cheat-sheets/

http://www.ciscopress.com

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/

https://learningnetworkstore.cisco.com/cisco-learning-labs

https://www.amazon.com/Network-Warrior-Everything-Need-Wasnt/dp/1449387861

what a resume should look like - https://www.careercup.com/resume

juniper certifications - https://www.juniper.net/us/en/training/certification/

palo alto networks education - https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/services/education

free cyber security training - https://www.cybrary.it/

Free Drum and Bass Radio (good for study) - http://bassdrive.com/v2/



Reddit/forums:

GNS3 community - https://community.gns3.com/community

solarwinds community - https://thwack.solarwinds.com/welcome

https://www.reddit.com/r/networking/

https://www.reddit.com/r/networkingmemes/

https://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/

https://www.reddit.com/r/blackhat

https://www.reddit.com/r/cableporn

https://www.reddit.com/r/ccie

https://www.reddit.com/r/ccnp

https://www.reddit.com/r/cisco

https://www.reddit.com/r/cissp

https://www.reddit.com/r/compTIA

https://www.reddit.com/r/cybersecurity

https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/

https://www.reddit.com/r/hacking

https://www.reddit.com/r/homelab

https://www.reddit.com/r/howtohack

https://www.reddit.com/r/ITcareerquestions

https://www.reddit.com/r/JNCIA

https://www.reddit.com/r/juniper

https://www.reddit.com/r/linux4noobs

https://www.reddit.com/r/mikrotik

https://www.reddit.com/r/msp

https://www.reddit.com/r/oscp

https://www.reddit.com/r/personalfinance

https://www.reddit.com/r/RMND

https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin

https://www.reddit.com/r/ubiquiti

https://www.reddit.com/r/wireless

https://www.reddit.com/r/vmware

https://www.reddit.com/r/notmyjob

https://www.reddit.com/r/paloaltonetworks

http://www.networking-forums.com

http://www.techexams.net/forums/

https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/

https://www.juniper.net/us/en/community/social/



Vendors:

https://www.cisco.com/

https://www.juniper.net/us/en/

https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/

https://www.huawei.com/us/

https://networks.nokia.com/

https://www.riverbed.com/index.html

https://f5.com/

https://www.arubanetworks.com/

https://www.hpe.com/us/en/networking.html

https://www.dell.com/en-us/work/learn/networking

https://www.ubnt.com/

https://www.ruckuswireless.com/

https://www.vmware.com/

https://www.fortinet.com/

https://www.extremenetworks.com/

https://www.checkpoint.com/

https://www.arista.com/en/

https://mikrotik.com/

https://www.akamai.com/

https://cumulusnetworks.com/

https://www.citrix.com/

https://www.apc.com









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