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Strengthening network security through proactive monitoring

In July 2001, Counterpane Internet Security, a new start-up firm released their free monthly newsletter covering various topics related to computer security and cryptography. The primary focus of that edition was “ 391 more words


The Language of Security

The web is brimming with security sites and oozing with security advice. It has taken me years to discover what is relevant in starting my day as a security tutelary. 319 more words

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Two Overlooked Aspects Of Those Leaks About NSA Spying On French Presidents

from the reasons-to-be-cheerful dept

There’s been quite a lot of excitement in the press about the latest leaks that the NSA has been spying on not just one French President, but (at least) three of them. 346 more words


What is the DoD's Position on Backdoors in Security Systems?

This article was originally posted on Schneier on Security

In May, Admiral James A. Winnefeld, Jr., vice-chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, gave an address at the… 846 more words


Why We Encrypt

This article was originally posted on Schneier on Security

Encryption protects our data. It protects our data when it’s sitting on our computers and in data centers, and it protects it when it’s being transmitted around the Internet. 481 more words


Crypto-Gram, June 2015 (in EPUB and MOBI format)


Crypto-Gram is a famous free monthly newsletter written by the security expert Bruce Schneier. The original is available at Bruce Schneier’s website; this is the same content in MOBI and EPUB format, suitable for e-book readers. 23 more words


Encrypting Windows Hard Drives

This is a very interesting discussion by Bruce Schneier on Windows whole disk encryption.  I too am a bit concerned about the potential holes in BitLocker, but it is still a good solution for the typical Windows user. 9 more words

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