Sunday, June 30, 2013

Rapid-Fire Security Linkfest

Time to empty out the “to-blog” hopper again.

In this edition, critical and curious security-related posts. Culled from the Web buffet bar over the past few weeks.

Meanwhile…we are installing Windows 8.1 Beta in a fresh VMWare Player build. Details to follow.

And the Password is…”stealmecrackme

Compromising Situations

Locking it down & Cleaning up the Mess

And now a GSD PSA:

  • Parents--make sure your kids view this TED presentation--no matter what their age.
  • Children--make sure your parents view this TED presentation--no matter what their age.
  • Employers--consider sharing with your employees.

Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo - - video appx 6 min.

“What if Andy Warhol had it wrong, and instead of being famous for 15 minutes, we’re only anonymous for that long? In this short talk, Juan Enriquez looks at the surprisingly permanent effects of digital sharing on our personal privacy. He shares insight from the ancient Greeks to help us deal with our new “digital tattoos.”

For even more TED videos on the impact of digital media, check out this related playlist of 10 more brief TED Talks: Our digital lives


--Claus V.

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