True security lies in having those around you keep you sharp and hungry and thinking outside of the box that would otherwise become a cell. To keep from being a prisoner, you must have friends with whom you can toss ideas around over a glass of bourbon on the rocks or a good game of Spades. Continue reading Is Your Blade Growing Dull?
By Phil Plait On Friday night, Apple announced a major security flaw in its software for mobile devices. And I do mean major—it left users open to a “man in the middle attack”. That’s pretty bad. If you used an unsecured Wi-Fi connection (at a coffeehouse, hotel, airport, etc.), this flaw could allow someone to interject themselves electronically into transactions you make on your iPhone or iPad, allowing them to access a lot of your information you thought was secure (like, say, credit card numbers). This flaw has been around a while (and it looks to me like it was … Continue reading ALERT: How to Fix a Major Security Flaw in Apple Mobile Devices
Though there is no immediate threat posed by losing your cellphone or someone hacking into it, the long-term impact that it could have on your livelihood is worrisome to say the least. Losing your phone could damage your credit because of whatever personal information you have on your notepad app or it could lose you your job because you had company secrets in an email that has now be blasted all over the Social-Mediasphere. I mean, if President Obama’s Twitter can be hacked, I’m sure you’ll want to try to secure all your accounts. This being said, as young professionals, … Continue reading 5 Tips You Should Follow for Smartphone Security That You Don’t