Security

How to stay secure and protect your data at work, home, and on the Internet.

The Importance of HTTPS and SSL Certificates

This June, Google will release version 68 of Chrome and take another step in firmly advocating that sites adopt HTTPS...

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VPNFilter and the Commitment to Quality: a meditation on The Valiant Way.

On May 25th, the FBI released an alert and asking everyone in the nation to reboot their routers. This was...

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How to Prevent Data Leakage from Hurting Your Business

A 2017 Dell end-user security survey has found that over 70% of employees would send confidential information under the right...

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Use Safe Passwords: Don’t become a statistic.

“Ugh. My Gmail was hacked again. Sorry guys!” This seems like such a common occurrence these days, doesn’t it? You...

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Password Management Without Sticky Notes

Passwords. We all have them, and most of us struggle to remember them. Sometimes we do things that we know...

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The Science Behind a Strong Password

Did you know that, on average, Americans have 19 passwords for online services? Studies suggest that approximately 25% of people...

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Phone-Based Scams are Evolving

Phone scams have always been a problem, and the techniques used are evolving. I recently received a scam call that...

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Protect Your Devices Against WiFi Vulnerabilities

Reports of a recently discovered WiFi vulnerability have been all over the Internet. It’s nearly impossible to log in to...

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Good Policy before Security.

I’d like to posit that a truly secure environment is difficult but not impossible. The primary requirement is not a...

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MFA on Office365: a Basic Primer

In my previous article, I went through some of the high-level reasons why you should (need!) to deploy MFA (Multi-Factor...

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