It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so we've been urging you to get more serious about security.
A number of you have replied, "Where do I start? What should I do?"
Here are 4 free tools to help you on your way...
It took students one week to dismantle the security keeping them away from online candy such as Twitter and Facebook. That leaves one very peeved school system, dismayed at the fact that its kids are smarter than the adults who tried to corral them into this dreary thing called "the curriculum." The verdict: No more iPads for YOU!
There is a lot of talk in the security industry about how much everything sucks. While no individual solution is a silver bullet for solving your security woes, but we shouldn't forget that an effective defense requires depth.
What if your security camera were an insecurity camera?
Paul Ducklin investigates and offers some advice...
Firewalls have come a long way in the last 15 years. But today's standard architecture might leave something to be desired and we talk about what firewall administrators want to look at.
All it takes is a single successful drive-by-download or malicious email and an attacker has full control over a computer in your company. Your network firewall, focused on blocking attacks from the outside world, won’t offer much help.
It's time to take a strategic approach to combatting the risks, explains Ross McKerchar.
Security professionals, analysts, journalists and people in the pub: there's a vocal minority in all those groups which likes to be heard to say, "Anti-virus isn't good enough for today's threats".
But is it true? Paul Ducklin has his say.
The third and final part of our OS X security series covers system security. Learn best practices for the Mac OS X firewall, Safari and how to control services.