Password Pet Peeves

Why am I spending so much time talking about passwords? To begin with it’s because we can’t get rid of them, and that’s my first pet peeve. I know that static passwords (those that must be explicitly set) are easy to implement and use. That makes them convenient. For passwords on the web, I can […]
Read More ›

Drought and Floods

There is a drought here in New Mexico, according to the weather folks on TV. We’ve had some rain, but our precipitation is below normal this year. You may have read about the forest fires in New Mexico and that is a direct result of the drought. Yahoo! had a password “leak” last week  (as […]
Read More ›

Security Topics on Lifehacker

I like to read. I also like to read about how to get things done better. I therefore read the blog lifehacker.com. Their About page describes the blog as “Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done.” The topics range from food, to offices, to computer topics including security. The latter is why I’m talking […]
Read More ›

User Account Controls and False Security

It’s true that our friends at Microsoft have come a long way toward implementing good security. No, really.  Adobe and Oracle/Java have become the big targets of cyberthieves.  MS operating systems no longer regularly cause the Blue Screen of Death. And, ta-da, we have User Activation Controls to protect us. UAC, as it is called, […]
Read More ›

Turn Left Two Times to 33

Turn left two times to 33… What the heck? Okay, so it’s an odd headline, but it has a very real meaning–to me at least, and I want it have one to you, too. When I was a young boy my father got me a safe so I could keep things away from my little […]
Read More ›

Type to search blog.learningtree.com

Do you mean "" ?

Sorry, no results were found for your query.

Please check your spelling and try your search again.