Kevin Beaver's Profile:

Name:Kevin Beaver
Location:Atlanta, GA
Job Title:IT Security Consultant
Bio: I am an information security consultant with Principle Logic, LLC ( I focus my work on independent security assessments revolving around compliance and minimizing business risks. I'm also a professional speaker and author of over 600 articles and 11 books including Hacking For Dummies. I'm also the creator/producer of Security On Wheels providing security learning for IT professionals on the go (
Area of Expertise:Information Security, Compliance, BYOD, Cloud Computing, IT and Security Careers
Knowledge Points:14,990 pts.   ( How do I earn points? )

Recent Activity by Kevin Beaver:

Intercepting two-factor authentication (SMS)

last updated: 2013-11-22 20:49:19 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Authentication, Encryption, SMS

Windows 7 updates causing problems

last updated: 2013-11-22 20:44:37 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Win 7, Windows Updates

Generating strong, unique and memorable passwords

last updated: 2013-11-22 20:42:21 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Password Protection, Passwords

Are older viruses removed from virus definition files?

last updated: 2013-11-19 17:20:13 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   anti-virus, virus, Virus Definitions

Why do we trust email for password resets?

last updated: 2013-11-19 17:18:57 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Email security, Password Change

My software is being detected as a virus

last updated: 2013-11-19 17:17:17 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Antivirus, Software, virus

Password encryption: WEP, WPA and WPA2

last updated: 2013-11-19 17:15:10 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Encryption, Security, WEP, WPA, WPA2

Is a local firewall actually necessary?

last updated: 2013-11-18 17:30:11 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Firewall, Firewall management, Security

How do I find out what type of encryption is being used?

last updated: 2013-11-18 17:26:58 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Encryption, Password management

Can TLS prevent my ISP and others from spying on me?

last updated: 2013-11-18 17:26:19 GMT   |   commented by: Kevin Beaver   |   Internet security, ISP, TLS

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