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A simple backup script

It’s been some time since I have needed to do this, but I finally sat down last night and wrote a backup script so that I can keep my system backed up somewhere.   562 more words


The Perils of Interconnectedness and the Crypto Virus

Our current focus is on Security and Disaster Recovery. I have two examples:

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A few years ago a client of mine clicked on the wrong thing – an attachment on a UPS email.   536 more words

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Password hygiene

By now, we probably all know that we should have different passwords for every account we have, and use different ones for each website.  You probably also know that they should be a mix of upper and lower case letters, numbers and special symbols. 266 more words

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Oracle Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)

Oracle Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) is a small piece of the Oracle Advanced Security option.  This option is separately licensed and is not covered by the Enterprise license.  777 more words

C#.Net and Android - Blowfish Algorithm Compatibility

While working on a project which has a functionality of synchronizing data from .net to android and vice versa. We need to send the data from .net to android which must be encrypted in .net and decrypted in android using “BlowFish Algorithm”. 607 more words


Insider threats: A persistent and widespread problem

When it comes to cybercrime, a lot of the focus is centered on external threats and on the individuals who actively attempt to cause harm and damage, whether by infecting a computer system with malware or through the encryption of files for reasons of… 1,031 more words

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Encrypt – or face a huge fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK’s independent authority that oversees data privacy, recently released a new guidance on encryption best practices. Although encryption of data is not mandatory under UK data protection legislation, the ICO strongly recommends that organizations dealing with personal data use it. 309 more words

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