Did Santa Claus put a new SmartPhone, PC, Router, or other new electronic widget under your Christmas Tree this year? Do you know if Santa's Magic Elves setup the security properly? Better check it twice to see if it is setup up naughty or nice!
Over at Network Information Security & Technology News we can find current security news for the day. Around the holidays it is always good to keep up on the latest security issues. Those that just received their new Christmas Present might not understand the security issues that shiny new present might open them up to. It is especially important to explain security to the younger crowd. Here are few suggestions go get you started:
- Ten Tips To Stay Safe With Your Smartphone This Holiday Season.
- Smartphones: The Next Generation Of Security Vulnerabilities?; Enterprises are seeing an explosion of smart devices entering the company and accessing their data. Security experts recommend some simple steps to tame the mobile beast by Robert Lemos.
- Why Don't Firewalls Work?; Even the best firewalls might fail an audit -- or get hacked -- if your enterprise doesn't follow proper change and configuration management practices. Here's a look at some of the common pitfalls that trip up firewall administrators by Tim Wilson.
- The Non-Encrypted Hall of Shame.