Category: security

  • Protecting Yourself, Your Online Data and Your Digital Finger Print

    Protecting Yourself, Your Online Data and Your Digital Finger Print

    Over the past four years, we’ve witnessed [or have been affected by] a large upswing in data breaches, information leaks and your digital identities stolen or used against your own will for the profits of others. Protecting your and your family’s data and identities is now a real, immediate emergency. As part of this security […]

  • Equifax breach and the growing political circus

    Equifax breach and the growing political circus

    Almost 6 months ago today, Equifax announced one of the largest, yet most heinous breach of consumer data in the history of the Internet (and United States, frankly). An approximated 145 million US consumers have been compromised in this breach – with attackers gaining access to critical personal information such as: social security numbers, birth […]

  • Good work Intel. Spectre and Meltdown processor flaws leave everyone exposed and vulnerable

    Good work Intel. Spectre and Meltdown processor flaws leave everyone exposed and vulnerable

    Just after a bright and hopeful ringing in of the New Year, January 2nd, 2018 came with an amazing, yet terrifying, report of two major processor (CPU) security vulnerabilities that affect virtually every computing device. The two CPU flaws – dubbed Meltdown and Spectre – are reported to affect CPU chips manufactured within the past […]

  • Online security fatigue – how to maintain your sanity

    Online security fatigue – how to maintain your sanity

    A recent study from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) finds that online users can suffer from online Security Fatigue. What? Why? Not me! I’m always safe online. Sure. We’ve reached a point in history that if you are using a computer to do things online, you are concerned about hacking, viruses or […]