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Secure your Accounts with 2FA, NOT Two-Step

There’s a lot of confusion between two-factor authentication and two-step verification, but only one of them can keep your accounts safe.
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What is Meltdown/Spectre and How Does it Affect You?

Worried about the CPU vulnerabilities being reported in the news? Our contributor Jesse Schooff has the low-down on Meltdown/Spectre, and how you can protect yourself.
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The Hypocrisy of Blaming North Korea for WannaCry

Our volunteer, Jesse Schooff, argues why the U.S. needs to acknowledge their role in the May 2017 ransomware attacks before blaming others.
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Devices Too Smart for Our Own Good

Who gets more value from smart devices: is it consumers, or is it companies, criminals, and spies?
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Governments Need to be Advocates for Infosec – Not Opponents

If the leaders of the democracies of the so called “Five Eyes” truly want to keep their citizens safe, the smartest thing that they can do is discuss how to reinforce encryption, and information security, rather than plotting to weaken it.
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What We Could Lose Without Net Neutrality

What would the web be like without Net Neutrality?
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Hospital IT Security is Unequivocally Terrible

The medical professions have some of the strongest rules governing confidentiality and privacy. IT professionals, likewise, are concerned with appropriate security and access. One might assume, then, that medical IT is a shining example of technology privacy. One would assume incorrectly.
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When We Undermine IT Security, We’re Undermining Ourselves

Our volunteer Jesse Schooff sees a disturbing trend in how governments and law enforcement approach IT security apparatuses.
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Data Localization: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Jesse Schooff explores why laws to keep citizens' data in their country of residence can be both a win and a loss for privacy.
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We Want Wires

As Jesse Schooff explains, building Internet infrastructure across one of the world's biggest countries isn't easy, but it is essential.

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