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June 24, 2012  12:43 AM

Got backup? Try Duplicati



Posted by: Ken Harthun
AES, backup, Encryption, secure backup

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June 21, 2012  12:13 AM

Got encryption? Try AES Crypt



Posted by: Ken Harthun
AES, backup, Encryption, Security

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May 15, 2012  5:32 PM

Before you upload to the cloud, PEE



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, data security, Encryption

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December 31, 2011  12:54 PM

What a Geek puzzle!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Ciphers, Encryption, Hacking Skills Challenge

Can you solve this? The actual contest is over, but Sophos published a challenge recently that even stumped ME! Can you believe it? Anyway, here's a link to the original challenge: "The...

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October 31, 2011  7:37 PM

Happy Halloween!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Ciphers, Edgar Allen Poe, Encryption, halloween

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September 18, 2011  11:45 PM

Five ways to prevent data leakage



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Leakage, Data Theft, Encryption, Security, Security best practice

Data leakage? What's that, you ask? Well, it's a growing security issue which has at its root, the explosive proliferation of mobile and portable devices and the exponential growth of social networking tools, instant messaging, and external storage devices. Simply defined, data leakage is...


September 5, 2011  6:04 PM

Off the Grid: A unique solution for creating secure passwords



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Encryption, off the grid, paper encryption method, Password Haystacks, passwords, Perfect Paper Passwords, Security

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August 31, 2011  1:41 AM

Humor: The Yorkie cipher



Posted by: Ken Harthun
cipher, Ciphers, Encryption, Security Humor

If you have been reading this blog for any length of time (and I hope you have!), you know that I'm a big fan of ciphers. In my next post, I'm going to talk about Steve Gibson's "Off the Grid" paper encryption system; that one is a stroke of genius. It's based upon Latin Squares with a twist. It...


May 31, 2011  12:00 PM

Cloud Security and Privacy – Do They Exist?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cloud Computing, Encryption, Internet, Privacy, Security best practice

Got this announcement this morning from Sophos about a lecture at the New South Wales branch forum of the Australian Computer Society (ACS). That's a bit out of my way, so I couldn't attend, but here's the gist:

The topic is Privacy and security in the cloud - is there...


April 27, 2011  9:15 PM

Hard Drive Steganography?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Hiding, Encryption, Forensics, Steganography

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