I have been focusing a lot on security and privacy issues in this year's
columns so far, but I realize some of you may expect a different
kind of topic from me (or maybe are just tired of all this security
talk). Well, you are in luck. more>>
The truth is, I really don't have anything on my hard drive that I would
be upset over someone seeing. I have some cat photos. I have a few text
files with ideas for future books and/or short stories, and a couple
half-written starts to NaNoWriMo novels. It would be easy to say that
there's no point encrypting my hard drive, because I have nothing to
In the early hours of June 18 the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Tor Project released a beta of a Firefox extension dubbed “HTTPS Everywhere” with the intention of providing encryption of user data when visiting certain sites. According to the official announcement, “HTTPS Everywhere” will provide SSL encryption to sites like Google Search, Wikipedia, Twitter and Identi.ca, and Facebook. more>>
As Linux continues to play an ever increasing role in corporate data centers and institutions, ensuring the integrity and protection of these systems must be a priority. With 60% of the world's websites and an increasing share of organization's mission-critical workloads running on Linux, failing to stop malware and other advanced threats on Linux can increasingly impact an organization's reputation and bottom line.
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