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January 31, 2015  4:24 PM

Email: The gateway to your online kingdom

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
cybercriminals, Email account, Email Address, Hackers, Security

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January 30, 2015  11:12 AM

Security and Super Bowl XLIX

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
C-suite, CTO, football, Hack, IT, Log management, provisioning, Security

Here comes the 2015 Super Bowl. It’s Sunday (a couple days from now) and the New England Patriots will be playing the Seattle Seahawks to decide the championship of the NFL. What’s that have to do...


January 29, 2015  4:13 PM

The Lesson of the Bike Lock and Security Methodology

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Access, Data, IT, Security

We had a storm in Boston. A blizzard, really. While it wasn’t ridiculously devastating, it did knock out some power, brought...


January 29, 2015  2:19 AM

Ten steps to protect your finances online

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Credit Card Fraud, Credit cards, Cybercrime, Ecommerce applications, Online banking, Security

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January 29, 2015  1:36 AM

EMV is coming to America

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Authentication, Credit Card Fraud, Credit cards, EMV, Security, Smart Cards

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January 23, 2015  9:04 PM

Microsoft sues bogus tech support companies

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Cybercrime, cyberscams, Lawsuits, Microsoft, Security, Technical support

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January 22, 2015  1:48 AM

PayPal proactive security measures

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Credit Card Fraud, Data security standards, Fraud prevention, Paypal, Security

Received an email from PayPal. Nothing unusual there, I get them all the time because I'm quite active on eBay both as a buyer and seller. The subject line read, "Your New PayPal Debit MasterCard® Is On The Way." I was a bit puzzled by this since my card is good until 2016. I opened the message...


January 18, 2015  7:06 PM

No more advance notice on Patch Tuesday fixes from Microsoft

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Microsoft, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, Security, Windows Patch Management

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January 12, 2015  6:00 PM

Getting Locked Out! How much security is too much?

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Access, Business, Customers, home, ROI, Security

Sometime in October of 2014 I got locked out of my house. The back door has a lock in the handle and a deadbolt. For some reason my keys were inside on the counter as I went out on the deck and pulled the door shut behind me. I immediately realized two things.


January 1, 2015  8:29 AM

Paranoia and Personal Security – Redux

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Mobile, Security, Technology

I got a lot of feedback for my last column of 2014 and not all of it was complimentary. You see, some of the theories I shared and opinions I voiced were based on a decade of being an early adopter of new technology. It placed me in a land where my perspective was polluted because I...


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