Archive for March, 2014

What Are Phishing Scams And How Can I Avoid Them?

Phishing scams are crude social engineering tools designed to induce panic in the reader. These scams attempt to trick recipients into responding or clicking immediately, by claiming they will lose something.


Encryption Explained

While the process of encrypting information is nothing new, encryption technologies are a hot topic in IT recently — with good reason. This article hopes to explain the various types of encryption as used regularly by IT pros.


Passphrase Vaulting

Think of a passphrase vault as being similar to a bank vault; only with the vault combination (passphrase) can you unlock the protected items inside (other passphrases).