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8 Tips for Protecting Your Domain Names

March 17, 2011
You don't have to be the victim of a crime to lose control of a domain name and, potentially, a lot of money.
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Simple Malware Makes the Rounds

February 28, 2011
From browser attacks to SSD security troubles – Paul Rubens’ thoughts on the month in IT security and Sony’s big PS3 security fail.
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Security is Only as Strong as the Weakest Link

January 27, 2011
Smartphones, social networks and poor password protection are all alluring points of entry for hackers.
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Firesheep Fix as Easy as HTTPS

December 6, 2010
Debunking the myth that preventing Firesheep attacks is just too expensive. You, too, can afford to enable HTTPS for your users.
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How to Encrypt a USB Flash Drive

May 6, 2010
Microsoft BitLocker offers a free and easy way to encrypt a USB flash drive.
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10 Ways to Protect Your Network from SQL Injection Attacks

February 25, 2010
SQL injection attacks pose a massive potential threat to your organization. Learn ten ways to prevent or mitigate them.
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Ward Off Mac Exploits

December 11, 2008
OS Roundup: Don't let the worm get into your Apple. Protecting yourself from exploits is just as critical for Mac users as for those running Linux or Windows -- and not something to get complacent about.
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The Critical XP Wi-Fi Patch You Need Today

April 7, 2007
Everyone knows Windows wireless networking is needlessly chatty, but an unheralded patch from Microsoft fixes dangerous behavior.
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WLANs: Get Cracking ... Before Your Users Do

November 8, 2004
Your users want a WLAN, the executive suite probably wants a WLAN, and maybe even you want a WLAN, so what's the holdup? A recent report says wireless security concerns are probably just as overstated as the boost in productivity the folks down in marketing claim they'll get from working on park benches.
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Taking a Look Behind the Sender ID Stir

September 23, 2004
The recent Sender ID for E-Mail spat had emotions running high. Why did open source and free software advocates dig in their heels over the patented standard? Are patent-encumbered standards anything new, anyhow? Open source developers and standards committee chairs speak up on Microsoft's own SPF: software patent flap.
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Distribute This Denial of Service Checklist

August 27, 2004
No one wants to deal with a DDoS attack, but that's no excuse to slack off when it comes to preparing for one. Here are four things you should consider when it comes time to harden your network against attack.
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Distribute This Denial of Service Checklist

August 9, 2004
No one wants to deal with a DDoS attack, but that's no excuse to slack off when it comes to preparing for one. Here are four things you should consider when it comes time to harden your network against attack.
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