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Court Little | July 10, 2012
Instead of the usual Top 5 Security Tips, such as “use a strong password,” let's list and review what you should be doing, but probably are not.
Tip #4: Own Your Browser!
Obviously the Internet is not safe. Surfing the Internet is a dangerous proposition where literally one wrong button click can send your computer into junk mode.
You can get viruses and malware via email, Facebook, websites, clicking on a malicious Google search result or even by visiting a safe website that is getting served by a malicious ad. One of... read more >
Tags: Internet Security, security best practices, website security, browser security, SSL
Jozef Krakora | February 14, 2012
Many years ago, when I first began working in computer security, I was excited and invigorated by its technical challenges. Whether it was the challenge of understanding how encryption algorithms work, how SSL handshakes work, or how many levels of technologies and networks collaborate where security is relevant, I loved the complexities. No other field made me as curious. Security spans all platforms and dimensions: hardware, operating systems, programming languages, networking protocols, applications, people, companies, countries and even planets. It’s relevant everywhere and requires broad and deep understanding.
Then, for a few years, I began to lose interest. Companies I worked with often purchased and implemented security because they “had” to, due to some regulatory compliance driver that threatened them with fines. They didn’t care. They just wanted the cheapest solution, and didn’t seem to recognize security as critical to their... read more >
Tags: Managed Security Services, SSL