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Six (plus one) ways to use Linux Live CDs in your business

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"#2 Test the security of your network

"There are some specific distributions on the market which aim at the niche of security specialists. The most famous and most powerful of them is Backtrack Linux. It is a Live CD which hosts lots of tools for security specialists. Even if you have no security specialists on staff, it is worth it to periodically check your network vulnerability using the most common testing tools.

"Of course, you don't need these tools in your everyday life, that's why having Live CD is the most convenient way to run the checks.

"Another purpose of Backtrack Linux could be forensic research if you need to investigate any suspicious activity of users on your systems."

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