Security

FIXED – Internet Explorer Bug-Of-The-Day

By at 30 April, 2014, 9:19 am

Here is a great video and post with steps on how to protect yourself form the IE moonster affecting ALL versions of IE that has been making news this week. Steve Gibson created the inital steps but left out a few things. Terry Cole from Cole Informatics added these and created the video and post. If you’re running Windows XP, you especially need to check this out. See here.

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Does your State have a Security Breach Notification Law?

By at 11 March, 2014, 3:42 pm

With the continuing onslaught of data breach stories, every lawyer should be aware whether their state has such a law on the books and what it requires in the event of a breach. The National Council of State Legislatures has compiled a chart of which states and territories have such laws and links to them as well.

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Evernote Adds Two Factor Authentication and 2 other security features.

By at 30 May, 2013, 6:54 pm

With the focus on security for online applications and data, Evernote has made a positive addition by adding Two Factor Authentication for Premium accounts. Two Factor Authentication (also known as 2FA or TFA) requires two things from a user to access their account: Something you know (your password) and something you have (like a changing code or security dongle).

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Are there Alternatives to Dropbox?

By at 8 July, 2011, 4:39 pm

Dropbox has quickly become a widely used product and service with a good reputation at least up until recently. In the last few months, Dropox has made a number of misstatements and gaffes regarding who has access to your data and to what extent that Dropbox could make of it. From a lawyers perspective, Dropbox should not be used for confidential or other sensitive data unless it’s been encrypted prior to uploading to your Dropbox account.

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ioSafe debuts new Rugged Portable external drives at CES

By at 6 January, 2011, 7:35 pm

I’m a big fan of ioSafe external hard drives for data backup and protection from fire, water or impact (go ahead, crush it with a tank). You can check out videos of their drives being torched, dunked, crushed by a tank at the links below the break. However, weighing in at 15lbs, no one would call their previous products portable. That’s all changed with the introduction of their ioSafe Rugged Portable line of drives at his years Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV..

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