NSA spying will ultimately benefit us all

November 19, 2013
The relentless migration to the cloud requires strong encryption. Customers will demand it -- and snooping will be deterred
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4 reasons BadBIOS isn't real

November 12, 2013
Did a noted security researcher find a superbug -- or go crazy? In light of the facts, supposed existence of BadBIOS doesn't add up
Security, Malware
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Patch first, ask questions later

November 05, 2013
You'll never have a perfectly patched environment, so play the odds -- patch software hit most by successful exploits first
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With security, prayer is not the answer

October 29, 2013
To apply the right countermeasures, you need hard data about the attacks you face and the weaknesses in your defenses, not just blind faith
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Don't put all your faith in smart cards

October 22, 2013
Smart cards bolster authentication, but they're hardly a panacea for your company's security questions
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'Jump boxes' improve security, if you set them up right

October 15, 2013
It's a good idea to set up an ultrasecure computer as a bridge to log on to other PCs, but serious protections must be in place
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Is your security vendor colluding with the NSA?

October 08, 2013
Encryption software using EC_DRBG random number generator could provide backdoor for NSA to snoop on protected data
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Windows 8.1 stops pass-the-hash attacks

October 01, 2013
Microsoft has armor-plated Windows 8.1 against the most feared attack on the planet. Here are the nitty-gritty details you need to know
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Why hacking the iPhone 5s fingerprint reader is no big deal

September 24, 2013
Biometric solutions can't match simpler forms of authentication -- and they're not intended to, despite the iPhone 5s hype
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5 reasons I'm not too upset over Cryptogeddon

September 10, 2013
No one likes government spying, but those sounding a red alert need to think through the implications more carefully
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