Tag: Security

  • Great Desktop Linux Security Checklist

    Below is a great Linux desktop security checklist from the Linux Foundation. https://github.com/lfit/itpol/blob/master/linux-workstation-security.md

  • DKIM key size

    The below is a great story and a good lesson on the importance of cryptographic key size. http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/10/dkim-vulnerability-widespread/all/ Related to this, if you run a mail server consider looking into DKIM. It is an interesting addition to the Internet mail architecture and not that hard to enable via a sendmail milter (OpenDKIM).

  • People will give write access to their Twitter account for that?

    A couple weeks ago I attended StartupCamp Waterloo. The Willet team was there to do a demo of Willet Social which is a new service they’ve developed which allows website owners to see who’s Tweeting about their site. This service is implemented as a button that the website owner adds to their site. When the…