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January 29, 2011  4:27 PM

Now THIS is Proactive Security



Posted by: Ken Harthun
hackers, Security, SourceForge

Got this in my email this morning and reminded me about how I preach being proactive about security. You don't wait for the disaster to happen, you take action before it does. The folks at sourceforge.net did just that:

Hello, We recently experienced a directed attack on

January 26, 2011  9:49 PM

Video: Goodbye, IPv4, Hello, IPv6



Posted by: Ken Harthun
IPSec, IPv6, Routing, Security

We knew it was coming. IPv4 address space is...


January 21, 2011  12:22 AM

The Security Threat Report (Sophos)



Posted by: Ken Harthun
data, hackers, Hacking, Identity Theft, Malware, Security, sophos, webcast

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January 18, 2011  1:25 AM

Password Voodoo



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, passwords, Secure Computing, Security

I get the same question every day: "How can I make a password that is strong and easy to remember?" Frankly, when I'm in the cranky mood I was earlier today, I'm tempted to answer with a simple question in return: "Do you ever bother to read my posts?" Of course, the answer is that no, they don't...


January 9, 2011  11:45 PM

New Year Resolutions: Let’s Review Password Best Practice



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Password, Security best practice

It's always a good thing to repeat good advice and what better time to do so than when people are making resolutions to improve their lives in the coming year? Nearly three years ago, when I was just starting this blog, I posted   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 9, 2011  4:25 PM

Sometimes Clients Do Listen to My Advice



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Email security, Encryption, insecure, Password, Security, Security best practice

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January 7, 2011  4:38 PM

PandaLabs Releases 2010 Annual Security Report



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Cyber warfare, Cybercrime, FakeAV, Malware, Panda Security, Rogueware, Virus, Worm

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December 31, 2010  10:00 PM

All I Really Need to Know About Security I Learned From My Cat



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Pets rule, security tips

Don't want to exclude the cat lovers out there. Besides, dogs aren't the only security experts. In fact, dogs could learn a lot from cats (OK, cats could learn a lot from dogs, too). Anyway, thanks to Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM, for the idea to write this and my previous post. He sent me an email...


December 31, 2010  9:08 PM

All I Really Need to Know About Security I Learned From My Dog



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Pets rule, security tips

Thanks to Dr. Andrew Jones, DVM for the idea to write this post. He sent me an email entitled "My New Years Resolution" and said, "With 2011 nearly here, one of my resolutions is too be MORE like my pets..." I agree, though my take is a little different. Pets are the best security guards we have:...


December 31, 2010  4:50 AM

Humor: Hey Joe! I Hope This Answers Your Question



Posted by: Ken Harthun
Feedback, Internet Security Awareness Year, Password, Security, Security best practice

Being visible as a journalist on the Internet, I get feedback because my writing reaches a large audience. Thanks to you, my loyal readers and followers, most of the feedback is positive. But, there is the occasional negative comment, usually from the reader who either looks at the world through a...


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