Monthly Archives: July 2013

Safe browsing – a few things you should know

1470-ff5bccfe_680_400An email from a colleague of mine this week prompted this article. She related a story where she received an email form a company with an invoice for items charged to her credit card. Apart from the fact that her credit might be charged for the sum...
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July 2013 Chapter Meeting

The Chapter Meeting for July 2013 will be on Thursday July 11 at 6PM at the Boabab Towers in Warrens. A guest speaker will be visiting us to relate an email incident which occurred to them....
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Your Online Reputation

online_reputation Have you ever wondered what information about you is lurking out there?  You should! “But why?” you ask.  Well here are some things to consider. During the first hour of a Certified Ethical Hacker course, the participants were given a company name and the name of the CEO.  They...
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Security at ATMs

PCI dss SECURITY certificateOne computer which persons often do not consider is the ATM – Automatic Teller Machine. This is a computer like any other, with a motherboard, keyboard, screen, printer, hard drive, and network connections. It runs an operating systems and programs like any other computer....
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Protecting Your Password

PasswordChalkBoardFor a very long time passwords have been used to not only prove who you are to a computer, but also to protect your information and systems from other persons. Passwords are used to log into gaming sites and online shopping sites, log into banking sites, logon...
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Keeping Safe While Using Email

email-security_emailsafety-and-email-protectionNow that you have purchased your computer and it is loaded with the programs we mentioned last week you are ready to use that machine.  You will be using the internet and its technologies like email and web browsers very heavily.  This week  I want to share...
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