Security is only as strong as your weakest link, and that 'link' is probably already is in your pocket or laptop bag.
All things network from Web browsers to wireless networking to IPv6 with your host, and long-time networking hand, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge, PC operating system; 300bps was a fast Internet connection; WordStar was the state of the art word processor; and we liked it.His work has been published in everything from highly technical publications (IEEE Computer, ACM NetWorker, Byte) to business publications (eWEEK, InformationWeek, ZDNet) to popular technology (Computer Shopper, PC Magazine, PC World) to the mainstream press (Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, BusinessWeek).
It's official. Xmarks has been bought by LastPass and the service will live on.
It’s finally happened. A major ISP, Comcast, is "taxing" Level 3 Communications for streaming Netflix movies to your door. Welcome to the end of network neutrality.
You don't have to rely on your ISP's DNS. There are faster and better DNS services out there.
Last week saw the closing down of numerous Web sites by the U.S. Government and that may have only been the tip of the ice-berg.
Firesheep isn't making headlines anymore, but it's still out there and causing trouble. Fortunately, there's a new version of HTTPS Everywhere to help block it.
HDTV Internet video, SaaS, and applications we haven't even dreamed of yet.
Verizon has just announced a new fiber-to-the-home service: 150 Mbps down and 35 Mbps up for $194.99? Would you pay that much?
If you're already using Windows 7, you may already be using IPv6 with DirectAccess or HomeGroup. Here's what's what with these network features.
Hulu Plus is now available for everyone, but it still has some Internet networking teething problems.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claimed that Facebook new Messages service is not "Facebook email." Yes, it is, and it's lousy.
You want a fast Internet? We've got your fast Internet right here, but it won't be fast enough for long.
It sounds so simple: Just use SSL or TLS for secure Web connections. So, why are 99 out of the world's top 100 Web sites not automatically securing their connections?
The good news is that more tools are appearing that can block Firesheep. The bad news is that they don't get to the root of the problem and they're Firefox specific.
We need yet another Web browser like we need a hole in the head.