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Contents is one of the most comprehensive security portals on the web. It has two searchable vulnerability databases, a list of security news sources, and papers, articles, reports, and guides on just about anything and everything concerning security. Originally begun by students of Information System Security at Algonquin College, it is now maintained by Marquis Grove, former student of this program.

top offers a job board where resumes and jobs are posted and searchable. It also offers white papers, articles, and reports. Online classes in security are available through InfoSecU. Prices for classes range from free to $149. also offers email updates on news and features.

top has impressive searching capabilities. Their database includes white papers, tools, news, events, and books. Search by keyword, topic, technology, or date. Then have the results sorted by title, date or description. Results can be displayed in summary or detailed description. also offers online courses in Web Development, Business, Certification, Desktop (design, graphics, Internet/Intranet) and Database development, Network Administration and Programming, just to name a few. Classes range in price from $12.99 to $149.95 for featured courses (Networking fundamentals, Oracle 8, Lan/Wan Integration and TCP/IP Protocols).

top's Security Tech Center offers headline news, opinion columns, and interviews. Some parts of the site are for members only. Becoming a member involves filling out a form with the basic questions plus a few about titles and money to spend on IT. Once a member, product databases become available as well as discussion groups with other IT professionals, and job searching. They also offer a tech calendar with trade show, conference and seminar dates. Sign up for the email updates on security topics.

top's NetSecurity site links to articles on many different security topics. Articles are grouped by subject and listed on the front page of the site. There is very little original content on this site but plenty of links to information. They have partnered with to bring downloads to their site. They also offer chat room and forums for discussing security issues.

top also offers a weekly newsletter at its security site. The site also offers news updates, downloads, latest reviews and opinions. There is a searchable database of white papers and analyst reports these papers are also grouped into categories like auditing, authentication, certificate authorities, data security, network security and more. ZDNet also offers a help section where visitors can post questions, read how-tos and even post a request