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iPhone 7 Migration: Apple Trusted Device

While moving to a new iPhone, don’t forget to make this new phone a trusted device with Apple. By doing so, whenever you’re prompted to provide a security code, your new iPhone 7 is one of the choices to receive this security challenge. If you don’t make this update, then your security challenge will most likely […]

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iPhone 7 Migration: Authenticator

I should have seen this coming, but I forgot that my two-factor authentication codes might get messed up switching phones (and also upgrading to a new iOS). Sure enough, launching Google Authenticator on my iPhone 7 brought up a new, blank configuration. Luckily, all my accounts and codes are on my old iPhone so accounts […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: U2F Security Key

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: U2F Security Key

This is for the security conscious techie person in your life. You may have heard about the many recent online incidents dealing with stolen passwords, credit card information, and personal photos. The key take away is that the traditional password just isn’t enough to protect your online identity. This holiday season you need to better […]

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Apple Security Emails

From the celebgate disclosures, Apple tightened up its security measures and now emails you when anything changes with your account. I logged into iCloud to check something, and I received an email notifying me about this login. For iTunes, I had to update my expired credit card information, and there was an email notifying me […]

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Windows 7 and WordPress Security

Learning more about these two (unrelated) subjects than I would care to. Ugh, just ugh though of the two, I think I would rather deal with WordPress security. I’m liking the WordFence plugin so far. Full featured yet its usage is understandable.

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Asia-Pacific Homeland Security Summit

Got to attend the Asia-Pacific Homeland Security Summit for work. A bunch of State, Federal, and DoD bigwigs were in attendance though I missed seeing Governor Linda Lingle. Since this is a security summit and all, security was tight. The Sheriff’s Department and National Guardsmen were out in force, guard dogs were patrolling, metal detectors […]

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