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May 30, 2013  8:41 PM

Internet History, Technology, and Security course at

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Internet, Security

If you aren't familiar with, you need to get over there right now. I just completed the nine-week course Internet History, Technology, and Security. This is a must for anyone in tech who did not grow up pre-internet and a dance down memory lane for anyone who remembers slide...

February 26, 2013  12:25 AM

Could you pass this LAN Engineer test?

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Internet, Networking, Remote management, Routers, Secure Computing, Security

Back in July, 2009, when I found myself looking for a new gig, one of the firms I contacted gave me written test as part of their recruiting and interview process.  Part of that test included a hacking skills challenge (something I have included here in quite a while). I thought you, dear reader,...

June 8, 2012  12:53 PM

Online privacy: Forget it!

Posted by: Ken Harthun
Data Privacy, Internet, online tracking, Privacy

If you are naive enough to think that you can...

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 23, 2011  1:43 PM

Privacy is Dead

Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Internet, Privacy, Thought Police

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February 18, 2010  2:30 AM

Anonymity and the Internet

Posted by: Ken Harthun
anonymity, Internet, onion routing, Secure Computing, Security, Security policy

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