Security Tip #4: Close the doors
Security Tip #3: 2 factors are better than 1
I’d like to foreshadow a future title here called lock the doors. I have no doubt we’d like to think anything we are doing in terms of security is locking the doors but “it just ain’t so”. Look, to give good security tips is to be painfully honest. There are doors [into our computer] we […]
The Solar Wind Hack Reveals Home Truths
“2FA” can be used as a verb like this “I 2FA’d my accounts” if you like techno-slang. As you come to know what 2FA means and that it’s critical to account security you will be able to worry considerably less about hacks and breaches . Its a big topic and I’m not going to re-explain […]
Security Tip #2: Inside Out
Our group, Cyber-Living specializes in not only research, recovery and recommendations – 3 good R’s of security work. Cyber security is as much a part of life as door locks are these days. We aren’t the first company to purposefully decide to “eat our own dogfood” as they say. We use what we sell and […]
Security Tip #1: The Swiss Cheese Model
The inside – the local side is, potentially more of a threat, than the outside world. Thinking from the inside to the outside reveals such threats as you learn more about how people get hacked and intruded upon. Learning to contain how we respond to incoming threats is my point. Incoming threats are often hidden […]
Yes, you can build a 5 layer internet security strategy!
It’s used in the air transport industry, now its used in pandemic defense models. The swiss cheese model or risk management just as useful in internet security. Talking to a client about why one might use the various systems of defense I realized this is a great place to start with a long series of […]
Is your anti-virus software more of a liability than a defence?
When an individual, team or company has, unfortunately, been fighting a losing battle for months or years it is time to think bigger. Fighting against an invisible threat that seems to keep bypassing whatever strategy a you are using to protect yourself can be extended. If you look at air safety where your life is […]
Covid 19 and opportunist hackers
In working with customers who have been hacked, infected with malware and the like I’ve come to know the antivirus software scene as … well a outdated bullshit. Yet we still need it, we feel unprotected without it. The truth is that some of the best software that worked for years is now vulnerable itself […]
In tough times we have your back!
For many years hacking has been on the rise. Cyber attacks create hundreds of billions of dollars of loss every year. These are often large corporations with professional security budgets. Government, small business are less often targeted but are not spared. Many home computers are part of a network of infected computers used to attack […]
Like everyone – Cyber-living are adapting to this massive shut down, shelter at home situation. The main team are listed on the bottom of the home page of this site. Terry and Michael and several networked associates that we can call in as needed. We have been noticing that during this health crisis the kind […]