Hello World! So, this is going to be a fun one. Lots to cover as we jump into what social engineering is and why it works. Let us get started by listing the names that we give to these types of attacks. There are many terms used somewhat interchangeably, they include but are not limitedContinue reading “Con games: How do they do it?”
Category Archives: Guides
Multi-factor authentication: What’s all the fuss?
Hello World! Here it is, what all the cool kids are talking about… even a passwordless future. The things these security keys can do in the way of certificates and biometrics are evolving with increasing pace. They will very likely become a primary authentication method soon. But that’s not now… I’ll start by giving theContinue reading “Multi-factor authentication: What’s all the fuss?”
KeePass and the argument for password managers.
[Update 11th May 2022: I am going to be making changes soon to improve readability of this post, I understand it’s a little more complex than what I am aiming for.] Passwords: So, let’s start off with the most important question, what makes a good password? Passwords should be at least 14 characters in length.Continue reading “KeePass and the argument for password managers.”
Am I being Phished? Remember C.O.P.S
Hello World! A little preamble to the upcoming guide but I wanted to put out my mnemonic for spotting phishing attacks, email, SMS or voice… This is all a work in progress, but whilst it isn’t polished by any means… It’s not going to do any harm by me sharing it with you. Content/Context –Continue reading “Am I being Phished? Remember C.O.P.S”
Coming Soon – Home/Internet security guides.
Hello World! Coming soon will be guides on improving your security, soon I will take a look at protecting your accounts from takeover. Aiming these guides at the home user who is curious, I want these guides to feel friendly and to explain things from my perspective, how I do things. I don’t want itContinue reading “Coming Soon – Home/Internet security guides.”