Category: best practices

of notebooks and ipads

Disclaimer to those of you reading this at my place of employment:  Nothing in this post indicates a change to any existing corporate infosec policies……

Continue Reading

an answer to your password problems…

As you know, the entire world was paralyzed a few days ago when Iranian hackers took down Twitter.  Rather than finding out what their friends…

Continue Reading

Germany pays to clean malware from Windows PCs

OK, before I get started with this blog entry, I want to be up font with you.  I have become a cliche… I am writing…

Continue Reading

your emails can come back to haunt you…

You know those “private, internal emails” that get sent around within your organization, never meant to be seen by outsiders? Well, one day, they may in fact be seen – and this is an example of what could happen.

Continue Reading

the straight dope on h1n1 flu

For most people, coming down with the H1N1 flu is a temporary, miserable annoyance.  However, (like regular seasonal flu), H1N1 (aka Swine Flu) can rapidly…

Continue Reading

We’re from the NSA and we’re here to help you…

The NSA is one of the most secretive of the US Government’s TLAs (three letter agencies), which makes sense since it is charged with intercepting,…

Continue Reading

you go, government!

According to Reuters… “The U.S. government is covertly testing technology in China and Iran that lets residents break through screens set up by their governments…

Continue Reading

software stops shoulder surfers

I just saw an interesting product demo from a company called Ocularis Labs… Private Eye uses the webcam built into most laptops to track when…

Continue Reading

breaking up is hard to do…

I noticed a couple of stories about ex employees wreaking computer havoc on their ex employers out on the internets today.  In the first one,…

Continue Reading