It’s that time again…

Yep, time to change those passwords again. Don’t worry, you’re probably not in trouble yet, but the sooner you make sure you are secure, the better. Here’s a tech-crunch article with the details. Those Russians… Joshua RussellJosh is the President and CEO of Russell Browning Group Consultants, LLC. He is a social and business entrepreneur, an IT Director, and a … Read More

Got Heartbleed?

You’ve heard about the “heartbleed” bug by now. Concerned? If you’ve taken my advice and started using LastPass as your password manager, you’ve got nothing to worry about, since LastPass encrypts your data before transferring it. If you haven’t, might I suggest you take this opportunity to start using LastPass? Head over to their website and take the “LastPass Security … Read More

Multi-factor Authentication’s New Home

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I’m a bit of a security enthusiast, and when it comes to keeping my online accounts secure, I jump on every chance I get to use Multi-factor authentication. The idea is your account is not only secured by something you know, your password, but also by something you have. In most cases, probably your phone. I use Google’s excellent Authenticator … Read More

Google’s Big Plans

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This article about Google’s recent acquisitions sheds some light on the direction the tech-giant is bounding. I’ve long been predicting Google would be a pioneer in developing technologies that move us from “wearable tech” to “Neuromancer-esque” cybernetic/bionic enhancements. Google Glass being their first swing at the former, and their new contact lens a prime example of the latter. They are … Read More

Sending Secret Messages

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You need to share a password or other sensitive information with a client, but they don’t use lastpass. Here’s a good way to handle the situation:┬áLockify┬álets you send encrypted messages via unique links. You can secure the message even further with a password or secret question – and you have the option to have the message expire after a certain … Read More