Category: Security Tips with Captain Security

Your Wireless Network

If you are running a wireless network you should not be running WEP or even WPA. Both have been proven very easy to crack and...

Hard Drive Encryption

If your hard drive on your laptop computer contains sensitive data, it should be encrypted. If you are running Windows 7 Enterprise or ultimate, you...

Password Safe

If you are like me, you have numerous passwords to keep track of and have a difficult time remembering them all. I have been using...

Google Alerts

Recently, I had someone put some information that was not true on the Internet about me. How did I find it? Google Alerts. Google Alerts...

Social Engineering

Social Engineering is an easy way for someone to gain personal information. Do you get emails from co-workers or family asking you’re for a password?...

Virus Scanning

You do have a virus scanner and have it up to date? This may seem like a simple security item, but it is very important....

OpenDNS

Opendns (www.opendns.org), provides a very good service. OpenDNS can provide some basic web filtering. They also have servers that prevent access to spyware and malware...

Be careful on links you click

This week I received a twitter message saying someone was saying something bad amount me. Well it was a way for someone to collect my...

Your Kids and the Internet

Have you sat down and discussed with your Kids about the Internet? You should really have that discussion. You should also have a set of...

Social Networking

Are you careful with what you put on your social networks? What is put out can be used against you. For example, recently an HP...