Security

2FA MFA Multifactor Authentication

Up Your Account Security with Multifactor Authentication

Multi-factor authentication (MFA; 2FA…etc) is a digital authenticator process where a user presents 2 or more verification methods to grant access to a website/application with another level of security. 2FA protects your devices, accounts, and data (which may include personal information,  physical location, database or financial assets) from being accessed by an unauthorized user or third party. A single password is not always enough as they can be revealed through other unlawful methods.

A single password is an essential security measure, but often not foolproof.

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Log4J Vulnerability Response

It's been widely reported, and widely felt, and both for the most unfortunate. A new zero-day exploit has been reported targetting the well-established Log4J2 library allowing an attacker to remotely execute instructions. The vulnerability has been reported with CVE-2021-44228 against the log4j-core jar and has been fixed in Log4J v2.15.0.

Innovation in Contact-Tracing, Privacy, & Security in the COVID-19 era

Innovation in Contact-Tracing with COVID-19

UPDATED: 2020 Oct 29

In the fight to combat the spread of COVID-19, governments throughout the world have been considering the use of digital contact-tracing apps. Contact-tracing apps seek to interrupt the onward transmission of the coronavirus by identifying and notifying recent contacts of an infected person in an anonymous fashion. Privacy issues have been central to the considerations of how such technology should be implemented to achieve this important public health objective with the least impact on the privacy of individuals.

Digital Society is Swiss Cheese

Digital Society is Swiss Cheese

Bad guys are constantly, relentlessly pursuing their goal of subverting your money, identity, and business. Constantly. We're not being vigilant enough to stop them, and it's getting worse.

digBiz Podcast ep 13 | What is Truth? What is Fake?

digBiz Podcast ep 13 | What is Truth? What is Fake?

Today, on digBiz we're joined by Steve Prentice, professional speaker, published author, writer, journalist, project manager, university lecturer, and consultant, who helps people, businesses, and technology understand each other. He joined me to talk about the challenges to truth and the stresses on human-technology interactions and how our very concept of truth is being questioned.