Category Archives: Information Assurance

This category is for anything related to security

Sep 07
2013

Mac and Linux users beware… our OS(s) are becoming more popular (that’s not nessarily good)!

It has been been about a year or so since the latest java cross platform (operating system) attack hit the main news and yet I still know of people that refuse to run malware protection not only on Macs but … Continue reading

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Aug 16
2013

Was taking the Security+ test without studying a dumb thing to do?

Well, I have been teaching security classes for a while now and telling students I could pass the Security+ test if I wanted to without studying.  I decided to take the Security + test and to live up to my … Continue reading

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May 10
2012

Cyber attackers can come in many forms, even resorting to contacting victims in person

  I just heard from my wife today that my neighbor received a call from a possible computer attacker on the phone last night. The scam is that the potential attacker cold called my neighbor (the potential victim) in order … Continue reading

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Apr 20
2012

Computer Gremlins

It doesn’t matter if you’re a computer security professional or a person who just purchased a computer for the first time – sooner or later we all have run into the hideous computer gremlins. These gremlins can take the form of computer … Continue reading

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Feb 17
2012

What’s the Point of My Blog?

Hello, I guess I will start with a mission and vision because I may need to refer back to it from time-to-time, and hopefully it also sets the tone for this site.  First before we continue however, we need to … Continue reading

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