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April 3, 2011  9:46 AM

Researchers Propose a New Twist on Password Security

Posted by: Tony Bradley
authentication, CAPTCHA, passwords, security

I'm sure you've heard the password mantra--don't use details from your personal life, don't use any word that can actually be found in a dictionary, make the password...

March 9, 2011  2:23 PM

Understanding the Eight Basic Commands on a Cisco ASA Security Appliance

Posted by: Tony Bradley
asa, cisco, command, Don Crawley, security, The Accidental Administrator

There are literally thousands of commands and sub-commands available to configure a Cisco security appliance.  As you gain knowledge of the appliance, you will use more and more of the commands. ...

February 25, 2011  10:23 PM

Apple Invites Scrutiny of Mac OS X Security

Posted by: Tony Bradley
Apple, Lion, Mac OS X, security

Apple unveiled details of the upcoming Mac OS X 10.7, a.k.a. "Lion", a few months back. The company is still hard at work developing the OS, and apparently Apple is taking security much more seriously with this next release of the flagship OS. Apple has reportedly invited expert security...

February 9, 2011  12:02 PM

Adobe Issues Critical Updates

Posted by: Tony Bradley
Adobe, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, patch, security, update, vulnerability

Yesterday was Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday, but it was also Adobe's quarterly patch release day. While Microsoft buried IT admins with 12 new security bulletins,...

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