April 18th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our bimonthly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). This week we’re going back to the basics. We’re going to be discussing the very simple things that everybody can do to improve their overall computer security such as normally running as a nonadministrative user, installing…

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April 4th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our bimonthly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). A lot of people have expressed unhappiness with the removal regulations preventing Internet Service Providers (ISP) from selling customer information. While this change appears frightening, it’s a problem that has already been addressed thanks previous concerns…

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March 21st Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our bimonthly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). You’ve encrypted your hard drive, your e-mails, and text communications so your data is safe, right? Maybe not. Resident malware can sit on a system, wait for you to decrypt the data, and exfiltrate it. Whether…

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March 7th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our biweekly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). Windows XP. MacOS 10.5. Android 4. These operating systems are ancient by today’s standards but there are a lot of people still using them. When you ask why users usually say, “It works for me.” But…

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February 21st Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our biweekly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). On January 24th we discussed browser fingerprinting. For those who missed that meeting, browser fingerprinting is the act of using information your browser provides to websites in an attempt to build a unique profile on you….

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February 7th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time again for our biweekly meeting. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again starting at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). This week we’re going to discuss how cryptography can help defend against phishing. Phishing, the act of sending fraudulent e-mails that appear to be from legitimate people or organizations for the purpose of scamming the recipients,…

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January 24th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

Mother Nature threw a wrench into having our last meeting but it appears that she will be far more cooperative this week. We’ll be meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que again since the venue worked out well last time. The meeting will start at 18:30 (6:30 p.m.). This week we’re going to discussing your browser. More specifically,…

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November 29th Meeting at Rudolphs Bar-B-Que

It’s time once again for a biweekly meeting. There has been a lot of interest expressed in trying a new venue for our meetings so this week we’re relocating to Rudolphs Bar-B-Que. In addition to our planned topic, which will be discussed below, we’re also looking for ideas for venues to hold our meetings at…

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November 15th Meeting at The Wedge Table

We’re having our biweekly Tuesday meeting at The Wedge Table. The meeting will begin at 18:30 (6:30PM). There appears to been a recent uptick in interest in state sponsored surveillance. What do we know? What don’t we know? Is there anything we can do to keep ourselves safe? The last question is probably the most…

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