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September 7, 2012  1:59 AM

How to protect your password manager?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice, Security management

If the bad guys already know how to get your "clever" passwords, what kind of password do you put on your password manager? You can't risk their getting...

August 31, 2012  7:14 PM

And you thought I was joking!



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

My last post, "Humor: Only an idiot...," was a poke at the lighter side of password security, particularly ridiculously easy-to-guess passwords. Unfortunately, it is an all-to-common habit even for the...


August 28, 2012  7:10 PM

Forget all those clever password creation tips: The bad guys know them all



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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August 22, 2012  1:35 AM

We must be careful about what we do on the internet: Part 3



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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August 21, 2012  1:55 AM

We must be careful about what we do on the internet: Part 2



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

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August 20, 2012  2:54 AM

We must be careful about what we do on the internet: Part 1



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Malware, Secure Computing, Security, Security best practice

As a network admin at Antonelli College, one of my duties is making sure that the students are fully briefed on safe browsing practice. It's always nice when one of their peers gives us a hand. Hunter Mitchell, a student worker at the Hattiesburg, Mississippi campus came up with a very good summary...


August 3, 2012  6:17 PM

Microsoft releases Attack Surface Analyzer 1.0



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security best practice, Security management, Security tools

From the MSDN blog:

Last year we released a beta version of our free Attack...


July 20, 2012  6:52 PM

Why security managers need hands-on skills



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security, Security best practice, Security management

This says it all...


July 16, 2012  10:59 PM

Yahoo Voices hack exposes worst passwords you could ever use



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Security, Security best practice, Security management

I hope that none of you, my readers, are using any passwords like these:

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July 8, 2012  11:40 PM

Paper is still king for passing on your estate’s online assets



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Security, Security best practice, Security management

These two articles became the subject of a lot of thought and discussion on how to best pass on your electronic assets when you pass away: How will you pass on...

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