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Month: November 2015

VeraCrypt Migration

VeraCrypt Migration

I admit being a holdout for TrueCrypt.  I wrote about it in my Your Ultimate Security Guide: Windows 7 Edition.  I encouraged it’s use among my friends and family.  I have used it myself.  I have stood so strongly beside TrueCrypt for two reasons.  The first is The Audit.  Being independently audited is incredibly rare among encryption tools and I placed a great deal of trust in the audit which was only recently completed, and the results of which were mostly good….

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Security Measures Categorized

Security Measures Categorized

On this site I talk about a number of different security measures. Just as in my discussion of attacks and attackers it is important to have a firm understanding of security measures and exactly what type of security each provides. Though many, including me, view an alarm as a serious security upgrade it is important to realize that it does not actually make your home more difficult to get into. An alarm is merely a detective security measure; that is,…

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