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The word "Hacker" and what it means to me

I see this word used a lot in media today – “Hacker” and it almost always comes with a bad connotation. I don’t think this is fair nor correct. 347 more words


Do you know what your company's Incident Response Plan is?

Nope, neither do I. Most businesses are supposed to have them. I bet Google has one.


Random Thought #5

We routinely access modems remotely almost on a daily basis and you wouldn’t believe how unsecure these modems are. I mean honestly, it’s kind of shocking how many people remain uneducated about these things.


Facebook's new Portal In-Home Hardware is Simply another Tool for Collecting Your Personal Data and Selling It for Advertising Purposes

This shouldn’t surprise anyone.

An article by Casey Newton in TheVerge web site points out the real reason Facebook has introduced a piece of hardware called the Portal. 244 more words

Online Security

14 million people's personal information accessed through security flaw found on Facebook

Are you one of those people? I’m going to start regularly checking for news headlines relevant to online safety and security to discuss here in my blog. 116 more words


How To Create And Keep Strong Passwords

Your passwords are the keys to your life. And when it feels like there’s another big security breach every week, you want to be sure those passwords are strong and safe. 464 more words

Online Safety

Netsafe came back to me with some good information

You’ll remember back when I found a very interesting little scam email in my inbox and I reported this scam to Netsafe. Netsafe replied with some interesting information I hadn’t considered so I thought I’d share what they mentioned here. 148 more words