email security

  • Legal Considerations of Implementing Honeypots

    Posted October 14, 2008 - 5:04 am

    An increasingly popular technique for detecting would-be intruders, a honeypot is a type of hacker mouse trap. It’s a system that sits on an organization’s network for no other purpose than to be hacked.
  • AES Encryption Email

    Posted October 14, 2008 - 4:44 am

    In my last post I talked about encryption algorithms Data Encryption Standard (DES) and triple DES (3DES). Other encryption algorithms include RC4, RC5, RC6 (proprietary encryption ciphers named after Dr. Ronald Rivest of what is now RSA Security) and the more recently approved standard, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES).
  • Protecting yourself in hotel networks

    Posted October 14, 2008 - 4:36 am

    Like most of us, whenever I travel somewhere, I enjoy the convenience of a hotel that has in-room Internet connectivity. It’s essential to keep up with email while on the road, and at times, I’ve had to resort to logging in from Internet cafes.
  • Verizon exposes the wrong 1,200 e-mail addresses

    Posted October 10, 2008 - 9:13 am

    This should be a vendor's first rule when inviting 1,200 IT pros to a seminar about securing data and protecting personal information: Make sure you protect the personal information of the 1,200 professionals you're trying to impress.
  • Data leakage can be prevented

    Posted October 7, 2008 - 9:13 am

    According to a study commissioned by Cisco Systems and carried out by InsightExpress, much of the data leakage that occurs is the result of poor practices by employees and could be easily prevented.
  • NCUA Publishes an Email and Vishing Fraud Alert

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 11:01 am

    The U.S. National Credit Union Administration introduces a another type of scam called vishing. This was included in an Internet / email fraud alert to all credit unions.
  • Stay secure during financial meltdown

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 11:00 am

    I have to admit to a certain level of schadenfreude in watching multimillionaire Wall Street bankers who have gotten rich on bad decisions crash and burn, but the unfortunate thing is, they’re taking down everybody else with them.
  • New legislation may help ensure email privacy

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 10:55 am

    Homeland Security’s outrageous policy of unwarranted search and seizure of electronic devices such as laptops at the border is being called to task, by Senators Feingold, Cantwell, Wyden, and Akaka through the Traveler’s Privacy Protection Act of 2008 (S.
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