Posted by Josh on May 21, 2014 in Security |

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Social Media and Security

Posted by Josh on November 8, 2012 in Security |

When people think of social media and security, they often focus on the security of the particular social media site they are using.  Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, or any of the vast number of social media sites, the site itself is not your only concern.  You might be your biggest security threat! You […]

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More Social Engineering

Posted by Josh on October 1, 2012 in AFCEA, Security |

Here is a great write-up of my August Continuing Education Lunch and Learn Program.   AFCEA Signal Magazine

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The Lost Art of Physical Security

Posted by Josh on August 26, 2012 in Security |

  When you read about IT security, you see lots of hype about Operating System security, application security and various types of encryption.  What is often left out is the concept of physical security. You might ask what physical security is and it is a good question!  Physical security, as it applies to Information Technology, […]

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Own the Email, Own the Person

Posted by Josh on August 21, 2012 in Security |

This article by Dennis Fisher is a great piggy back on my Password Security  and Social Engineering articles. For attackers looking to take control of a victim’s online presence, there is no better place to start than the target’s email account. If you own the email, you own the person. That’s never been more true than today, with […]

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Social Engineering….Your IT’s biggest threat?

Posted by Josh on July 23, 2012 in Security |

  Social engineering has slipped to the way side a bit when people think of IT security.   A focus on patch management, packet inspecting, IDS/IPS, and the like taking the main stage, leaving social engineering as a back burner project. Social engineering has evolved from the old movie staples of “dumpster diving” to flashy websites […]

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