Those in the security industry say that being hacked "is a matter of when, not if?"
Let's face it many of us have had at least one account hacked at one time or another perhaps on Twitter, Facebook, email, a website, or even worse, a financial account. Many of us have software to protect our precious information, but somehow the hackers keep getting in, what to do? There are plenty of suggestions and advice on the Internet, but who to turn to? In a published article last fall, PCMag.com suggests its top three security suite choices for the New Year: Norton Internet Security (2013), Norton 360 Version 6.0 and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete. This brings us to this week's question, Tell us what your experience was like and how you protect your information from being exposed in the comments below.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano reportedly doesn't use email. Do you think you could manage without it?
Monday, October 1, 2012
The big news of the day Friday was that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano doesn’t use email – at all. Several news channels carried the story, including Good Morning America and New York Daily News. “I don’t have any of my own accounts,” she reportedly told a cybersecurity conference hosted by National Journal. “I’m very secure.” While there were some who were envious of the fact that she manages to avoid this form of communication that controls so much of our everyday life, there were others who were critical of her being so out of the loop on modern technology in this day and age. When asked what her reasons were for avoiding using email, and whether it is because she has concerns about email security, Napolitano reportedly …