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Twelve Word Tuesday: Use of SSL Increasing, Damage Reduction Not So Much

___ Cars mostly stolenfrom driveways/parking lots, window tintingnot top priority. ___ News Item: Mozilla says the average volume of encrypted, or HTTPS, Internet traffic now exceeds the average volume of unencrypted traffic. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Use of SSL Increasing, Damage Reduction Not So Much


Twelve Word Tuesday: Global Political Trade Winds: Time to Review Travelling Executive Security Plans

___ China blocking VPNs likely first of many governments increasing in-country targeted surveillance. News item: "China Cracks Down on Tools Used to Get Around Web Filters" Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Global Political Trade Winds: Time to Review Travelling Executive Security Plans


Twelve Word Tuesday: Mobile Users Are Not Trying to Break Out of App Store Jail

____________________________________________________________________________ Only .56% of iOS devices jailbroken, Android headed there. Users prefer AppStores. Data source: SkyCure 2016 Mobile Threat Intelligence Report Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Mobile Users Are Not Trying to Break Out of App Store Jail


Twelve Word Tuesday: Avoid Groundhog Day Syndrome in 2017 - Touch a Few Third Rails

Strong authentication, privilege management, application control, encryption: implement two by Feb 2. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Avoid Groundhog Day Syndrome in 2017 - Touch a Few Third Rails


Twelve Word Tuesday: 2FA Used By Higher Percentage of Home Users Than Business Users

. Using App Stores and 2FA, employees are safer at home vs. work. University of MD, Johns Hopkins University survey on 2FA use. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: 2FA Used By Higher Percentage of Home Users Than Business Users