USB Security

USB Security

USB Security Hi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into USB thumb drives.    Some of the characteristics of those thumb drives we all use create real security problems:   They’re easy to lose, and often contain private information. If you have encrypted your USB flash...
USB Security

Securing Wi-Fi

Securing Wi-Fi Hi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into using Wifi.    Our online lives revolve around Wifi. At home, at the office, and on the road. We’ve had Wifi for years, and yet we often don’t configure or use it correctly.    In our homes and businesses, we...
USB Security

Using Webmail Securely

Using Webmail Securely Hi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into using webmail securely.   The first free Webmail email services started in 1996. Remember Hotmail and Rocketmail? My friend Gary still uses Hotmail.    Today, the most popular Webmail service is gmail,...
USB Security

Generate strong passwords/passphrases

Generate strong passwords/passphrases Hi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into secure passwords.   Many businesses insist that their eight character passwords are secure because they force complexity requirements, and frequent password updates.   Not true.    These...
USB Security

Your mobile device is safer on the road/at home if you do a few things

You’re mobile device is safer on the road/at home if you do a few things Hi. Craig Peterson here with a blink into mobile device security.   The true cost of a lost mobile device goes far beyond the cost of replacement. Totaling up the expense of lost productivity,...
Overcoming the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

Overcoming the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

Overcoming the Critical Cybersecurity Talent Shortage Businesses are in Crisis mode, and it is going to get worse. Currently have more open cybersecurity jobs available than we have people to fill them, and these numbers will continue to expand in the years ahead. And...
Thank you Coronavirus – Governments Are Watching Us

Thank you Coronavirus – Governments Are Watching Us

Thank you Coronavirus – Governments Are Watching Us Quarntines are meant to help control those who are capable of infection from interacting with the general populace.  It is not meant to curtail all economic activity of the society. With this pandemic,...
Contact Tracing = Limited Privacy

Contact Tracing = Limited Privacy

Contract Tracing = Limited Privacy Inital projected models for the spread of this novel virus were designed specifically to ramp up fear. Big Tech and Governments are working on ways to try to control the spread of a pandemic that frankly is really not much worse than...