Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Highly Rated WordPress Security Plugins

WordPress is one of the most powerful website content management systems on the planet. Its immense potential is easy to see. WordPress makes it much easier for you to get the most out of running a website. However,  thanks to its widespread usage, the WordPress platform is frequently a target for hackers and attackers. If…

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Internal Social Networks: The Next Evolution of the Intranet

Social networks are the backbone of social media, the places where we can virtually gather with likeminded professionals in different companies, locations, and industries. Leading platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ are well known and understood. And they serve a great purpose for the vast majority of us. From the perspective of the enterprise,…

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Twitter URL Shortener: Good Response to Phishing

The news sort of came out a bit under the radar, but Twitter announced a very interesting change they are implementing on their blog (March 9, 2010). Positioned as a response to phishing, they will be changing URLs in Direct Messages to their own twt.tl shortened redirects. Essentially, they can then track for bad behavior and block the URL altogether if the target web page is found to be malicious.

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Information Security & the New Generational Gap

Since the RSA Conference is happening this week, I thought it would be different to do a piece that hits on both Real-time and Information Security. The following blog post is my own original work that appeared on The Network View, the official blog for Anue Systems, on November 12, 2009. It highlights some important sociological differences between the various generations of today’s adult population, and looks at how changing work habits and security need to find a workable balance.

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