By Vic Hargrave For many Internet users social networking has become their main online activity. More than likely your kids are involved with social networking, perhaps even more than you realize. As responsible parents we want to know with whom our kids are associated and help them establish meaningful relationships in life. But how can…Read More
I’m constantly annoyed by how broad the term “cloud” can be, and I try to use IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS instead, but even these categories are blurring at the edges. The bottom line is that if it’s hooked up to the internet, it can be controlled from a central location, and it scales up and down on demand, it’s in the cloud.Read More
2010 – Year of the Zombie Cloud? 2009 has been a notable year for malware and malicious online activity for a number of reasons and several of them relate to what is known as botnets. A zombie, or a bot, is a PC infected by malware that brings it under the remote control of a…Read More
The Cloud Security Alliance kicked off its first major event November 16-17, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. The CSA Congress 2010 successfully hosted 370 people with talks covering all aspects of cloud security over two days.
For those who were not in attendance at Congress, this four-part series will summarize some of the most popular sessions at the event.
Photo Courtesy of Scubadive67 from Creative Commons Cookies aren’t just a delicious treat with milk. Cookies are text files that are created when users visit websites. They store information such as shopping cart contents, registration or log in credentials, and user preferences. When a user returns to a website, a cookie provides information and allows…Read More
If you type in an online search for “learn to hack,” you get over 28 million results. It’s pretty obvious that there are a lot of resources out there for anyone who wants to learn about hacking. You can even learn about specialized hacking: email, Facebook, MySpace, passwords. It’s all out there. Hackers have different…Read More
The Internet is certainly one of the greatest innovations in recent history. With a few keystrokes you can access information from around the world in an instant. You can find amazing deals online by browsing a few websites. You can research virtually any topic under the sun, all while never leaving your home. You can…Read More
So, your parents have finally joined the rest of the world and gotten a computer. Here’s how you can help make their online experience enjoyable and safe: • Suggest they take an introductory computer/Internet class. (Some local community centers may offer this for free—also try the library, community college, or even a senior center.) Review…Read More