Hardware security

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Hardware Security

Keylogger in a library
What about cell phones (fake TXTs)
Set a password
Encrypt your backups (there's an option on itunes)
Make sure you use the remote wipe thingy
Ipads, tablets, other things
Most secure phone OS?
Research reveals something we all suspected but couldn't prove — in a four digit pin the most popular first digit is one, the most popular second digit is two. Entropy only really kicks in on the third and fourth digits. What is more looking at the frequencies of four digit groups just 10 different passcodes would be enough to unlock one in seven iPhones
Make sure you're using a PIN on the phone and your voicemail, and not your default PIN
On your laptop! What if it's stolen?
1. Don’t use ‘automatic login’
2. Don’t allow the normal user to be the computer administer
3. Enable password protection for exiting screen saver and waking up the computer
4. Don't save passwords on anything
5. Secure your browwers
6. Antiviruesse etc..

Pretend your laptop is money!

Keep your laptop locked
use some kind of motion sensor or alarm
Keep it out of sight
Keep it in sight
Use a bag that doesn't look like a bag
Label / engrave it
make sure it has passwords (bios and/or login)
And Don't write the password on the laptop!
Gestures / finger prints
Use Encrypted File Systems
Use some kind of Tracing and Tracking program
Don't store things that are important
use a screen gaurd
Register the laptop with the manufacturer
Keep the receipts
Make sure the browsers don't store passwords
PC Security
Programs notorious for holes
Viruses - Worms - Trojan Horses
Mac Vs PC Vs Linux Who is more secure?.
A house in the country vs. an apt in the city.
3 types of controls you can have: .
1. Administrative
2. Technical
3. Physical
Sploits on OS vulnerabilities (bad guys find these first)
Sploits on applications (bad guys find these first)
Email attachments
Smurfing, Spoofing, Trojans, etc...