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iPhone Security Apps and Configuration Tips

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

There are several great iPhone Security Apps and a handful of good and simple configuration changes that you can make to your iPhone to greatly enhance you iPhone security and protect your sensitive information and identity.  We have seen security vulnerabilities in iPhone including flaws in pass code access (since fixed), so it makes sense to take proactive measures — especially as attacks on mobile devices are growing rapidly.

Easy Configuration Changes for Security and Privacy

There are several iPhone configuration settings that you should make to start protecting your iPhone.  The first thing to do is “Don’t Jailbreak Your iPhone“.  Jailbreaking removes much of the security inherent in the iPhone and makes it much easier for malicious software or users to gain access.  Furthermore, Apps that you can install on a Jailbroken phone may have not gone though any kind of screening process — you have to “trust” that they are OK.

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Mitigating Threats To Your Email Security and Privacy

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Email security issues and technologies are extremely complicated; however, here we intend to make the salient issues and solutions clearly understandable to all readers.

You may already know that email is not a perfectly secure communication medium; however, it might surprise you to learn just how inherently insecure email can be. Messages thought deleted can still exist in backup folders on remote servers years after being sent. Hackers can read and modify messages in transit, use your usernames and passwords to login to your online services, and steal your identity and critical information!

As the amount of crucial business conducted via email increases, so does the amount of Spam, viruses, hacking, fraud, and other malicious activity. Unless precautions are taken, email can leave you and your business open to escalating security and privacy risks. What are these risks?

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Big Brother: Being Watched at Work and the Truth about Email Security at the Office

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Do you feel secure? If so, you must be a good corporate citizen. You are on time every day, contribute effectively and courteously in meetings, and your appearance is impeccable. You could be a contender as Trump’s next Apprentice. Of course, no one knows that you’re more like Andrew Dice Clay when you email your co-workers and friends. Or do they???

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Inbound Email Encryption with TLS

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

LuxSci now supports encryption of inbound email messages during their transport to and from LuxSci and other email servers. This ensures that your messages are protected from eavesdropping during transport even if the messages themselves are not encrypted using SecureLine. Note that the messages will only be encrypted during transport when sent from an email server that supports TLS (like LuxSci’s servers do).

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