Category: Security Tips with Captain Security

Internet Banking

If you do Internet banking, make sure you are doing it on a secure machine. What is a secure machine? It is a machine that...

Be Careful with Your WIFI

When you add WIFI to your network, it allows you to walk around without wires. It also makes it easy for hackers and crackers to...

Put a Password on Your Smart Phone

This seems like common sense, but you will be amazed at the number of people who do not follow this best practice. You should really...

Time to Remove JAVA?

Java has had its share of vulnerabilities lately and the question is, do you need to remove Java? I do think care needs to be...

Remove Sample Code from Websites

Web Programmers are a community that believes in sharing and offering sample code and programs. While that is good for helping develop your website, it...

Identification for Financial Sites

When you setup online access to banking or brokerage sites, they ask you for some identification. They will ask for you High School or your...

Time to Change Your Passwords

With a NEW YEAR, it is time to change your passwords. If you have key passwords you have not change in while, you should change...

Secure Backup Tapes

With all of the concern of external threats, a routinely overlooked vulnerability is backup tapes. Backup tapes contain all of your sensitive information and are...

Don’t Send Passwords in Email

This is a common sense tech tip, but is something that needs to be mentioned. Passwords sent in emails are a bad idea. With most...

Block Executives at the Firewall

Recently, I have had a few clients get a nasty virus that was infecting network shares. If they would have blocked executable at the firewall,...