Thursday, March 19, 2009

New Security Risks for the Mac?

Came across this post from Macworld today. Not sure about all it's implications, but thought I would pass it on. JonL
Macworld
An interesting site called Metasploit.com
Metasploit
Mac security blog.
intego
Security help from Pauldotcom. I don't pretend to understand most of what these guys talk about on their podcast. but this link is pretty basic stuff.
pualdotcom
New from Macworld: Fifteen easy fixes for Mac security risks
Macsecurityfixes
Another Macworld article on security: How to secure your home network
Macworld

Monday, March 16, 2009

On-line backups

Carbonite has recently released a on-line backup for Mac.
Carbonite
Had some experience with Mozy. I found it way to slow. Perhaps DSL connection isn't the way to go.
Mozy
Blackblaze
One reviewer gives Blackblaze the thumbs up.
Comparision review
And some more players.
Ibackup
idrive
backjack
Would like to hear what you all prefer. JonL

Sunday, March 08, 2009

PGP encryption

Hi, Have been following encryption software options now for sometime. From PGP, Truecrypt, Fileguard. Tried them all and PGP seems to be the most comprehensive of the three.
PGP
While doing a search on PGP. I found multiple shows on Typicalmacuser.
Podcast shows
Intego with FileGuard.
FileGuard
Veridis has Filecrypt.
Filecrypt