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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 16, 2012  12:55 PM

Humor: The first backup



Posted by: Ken Harthun
backup, Humor, Security

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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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July 6, 2012  1:12 PM

The Great Internet Blackout is coming July 9



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, Malware, Secure Computing, Security

If you are still infected with the DNS Changer malware, you will be unable to access the internet as of July 9, 2012. According to the FBI, who took over a series of rogue DNS servers last November,  there are still hundreds of thousands of computers infected with the malware. While the FBI...


June 30, 2012  8:11 PM

Give Spam the Finger



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Security

No, I'm not talking about that finger; it'll become obvious in a moment which finger I'm talking about. First, let me ask a few questions:

  1. Is your car parked, empty, in the driveway right now with its engine on?
  2. Is your shower, with no one in it,...


June 29, 2012  1:17 PM

Security a priority for Apple



Posted by: Ken Harthun
OS X, Security

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June 29, 2012  12:44 AM

Looking Back: Will You Be Used As a Weapon Against Your Own Country?



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber weapon, Security

[I first posted this piece in June of 2007. In light of the Stuxnet attacks and Flame Malware attacks, I believe I was on the right track. It’s fun to look back and see how close we often come to predicting the future.] It's 2010, maybe sooner. A rogue nation has just declared war on your...


June 24, 2012  12:43 AM

Got backup? Try Duplicati



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

[caption id="attachment_1485" align="alignleft" width="221" caption="Source: Mozy, iJustine"]

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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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