Category: Security Tips with Captain Security

Turn Off EXIF on Your digital Camera?

What is EXIF? It stands for “exchangeable image file format” and it contains information such as shutter speed, ISO speed, and various other information (including,...

Time to Upgrade Your Firewall?

Firewalls have had some major advancements in the last 3-5 years. If you are running an older firewall, it is time you look at an...

It’s Time to Change Your Password

If you have not heard, a Russian based hacking group has compromised over 1.2 billion usernames and passwords. It is time to change your passwords...

Be Careful with Links in Emails

This is one of the ways the advanced persistent threats are being propagated. A link is embedded in an email and it looks to be...

Time to Retire Server 2003

Windows Server 2003 has been out for quite some time and, while it has been a good operating system, it is time to retire this...

Antivirus is Not Dead

In a recent Wall Street Journal Article, a few Symantec Executives stated that Antivirus is dead. (Find the article here.) Antivirus is not dead, it...