Items Tagged with encryption
#4 / 2012-11-01 06:00:00 / 12:54 min.
I hear ya! Check out LastPass, a superb solution that makes our lives easier and our privacy more secure!
#306 / 2012-07-03 15:45:17 / 16:39 min.
The weakest link in your security is generally your own password strategy. People choose really weak passwords out of laziness, or because they're easier to remember than good, hard-to-guess passwords. Sean and Andy show you some tips for making your passwords stronger, and talk about Last Pass and 1Password.
#70 / 2011-01-18 12:00:00 / 1:14 min.
Bump is a free iPhone applicationthat allows two iPhone users with the Bump app to bump phones and
exchange contact information securelywithout having to swap business cards or take the info down manually. The information is encrypted and shared only between the two parties but requires a stable
Internet connectionon both sides to
transfer contact information.
#179 / 2010-11-26 12:00:00 / 3:29 min.
We've looked at other Seagate hard drive offerings on the show that include the interchangeable interface option that makes the line something special. The 1.5 TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex includes a USB 3.0 interface and cable in the box and can be used with other cable / adapter combos to unlock eSATA, FireWire and even USB 2.0 if you're so inclined.
#805 / 2010-09-22 09:30:00 / 1:35 min.
You may have heard of
encryption or encryptingwhen it comes to matters of security on the Internet and wondered what exactly encryption does to
secure your data. Well in this tutorial, we'll tell you
what encryption isand go through the basics of
how encryption worksand how it helps protect your data.
#61 / 2010-09-16 12:00:00 / 4:54 min.
With all the threats that are on the Internet, it's foolish to venture out without protection. Running low on cash? Not a problem because you can put together a solid security suite with free security software!
#3 / 2010-09-08 09:00:00 / 4:30 min.
If you want to
connect to a network wirelesslythen you'll of course need to
set up a wireless network. This is easily done with a
wireless routerbut there are some things you should know. In this episode, we'll tell you how to set up your wireless network and how to
encrypt your wireless routerso you can
keep your network secure.
#50 / 2010-06-22 12:00:00 / 2:28 min.
Many Internet services use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) connections to encrypt data that travels between your computer and their server. This week, Stacy Reed shows us Google's encrypted web search and will show how to make it your default search engine in Firefox's search box.
#625 / 2010-03-22 09:31:00 / 0:59 min.
AES stands for Advanced Encryption System. It was adopted by the United States and is used all over the world to encrypt documents and other data. It is extremely secure and ensures that only those with a password can access a given file set. Most commonly seen in
AES-128 bit and AES-256 bit, it's made its way down from the military level to the consumer level.
#85 / 2010-02-12 12:00:00 / 4:03 min.
IronKey claims itself as "the world's most
secure portable solution for data, desktops and identity." If you've ever lost a USB key, you know how upsetting it can be. All those pictures, MP3s, projects, documents and so on, gone. If you've ever
lost a USB keythat contains more than just memories though, you know the sense of panic. Passwords, sensitive data, perhaps bank statements, credit card transaction receipts and more. IronKey sets your mind at ease by keeping your sensitive data on lockdown.
#5 / 2009-10-30 09:00:00 / 1:54 min.
#42 / 2009-10-13 10:15:39 / 3:00 min.
It may look like the keypad on an ATM machine, but it's actually the key to unlocking
500GB of storage. This little portable drive offers AES-256 encryption for your data so if it should ever fall into the wrong hands, it's not likely to be compromised and its data secrets spilled forth.
#282 / 2009-06-26 09:30:00 / 4:25 min.
If you have a
USB driveyou can carry quite a bit of information around on it. Documents, passwords, bookmarks, and more. If you have something like
PortableAppsinstalled on it you could have even more information. It might be wise to
encrypt your USB drivejust in case you lose it.
#175 / 2009-06-15 17:00:00 / 19:15 min.
Is there anything on your hard drive or USB key you'd rather no one knew about? Perhaps important business documents, sensitive presentations or your resume. Perhaps private photos or movies or, you know, other stuff. Sean and Andy take a look at the open source TrueCrypt software, explain what it does, and show how (and why) to use it.
#136 / 2009-03-17 09:30:00 / 3:50 min.
Doc leads us through how to create a basic encrypted volume using TrueCrypt on the Mac. An encrypted volume is password protected and holds files, folders, documents and so on that you don't want other people to be able to access.
#130 / 2009-03-11 09:31:00 / 3:26 min.
There are times when you have files that you want to protect. Files that you don't want others to have easy access to. For files like that you may want an encrypted disk. You have software right on your Mac that will let you make an encrypted disk in just minutes.
#99 / 2007-11-19 17:00:00 / 16:32 min.
Andy and Sean show you how to conceal your secrets from the bad guys.
Spyware and malware are the scourge of the Windows world. Windows 7 represents a rethinking of the way PC security needs to work. User Account Control or UAC has been updated to be less annoying but no less effective. Backup and restore features are easier to use, folders or entire drives can be encrypted with BitLocker to keep data safe should your computer fall into the wrong hands. Also, an updated firewall and spyware blocker keep you and your computer safe online.
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On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
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