Weekly Round Up
Where do you scan for news?
- It’s a long one, but a talk about the search for the perfect door by Deviant Ollam presented at 2016 Shakacon is a good reminder that we’re all a bunch of clever tool users, and that the goal for security is always the better not the perfect.
- Speaking of physical safety, NASA 4D-print ‘space chain mail’ to protect astronauts from flying meteorites
- Some folks, myself included, have toyed with the idea of data pollution as security. Here’s the EFF on why that isn’t good enough.
- IoT security anti-patterns
- Intel chips MT system has been a concern for awhile, and it just keep getting worse.
This list will be getting longer, but lets keep it simple while folks are still setting up.
- Updated software recently? Pick a new device to check on today.
- Backups still up and running? When was the last time you made a clean disk image? Here’s a new great article on how to design a backup system.
- Reduce your attack surface: Delete a low quality app from your phone. Delete an account.
- Add a password to your password manager… and delete it from everywhere else.
- Anywhere you could add two factor authorization?
- Double check privacy settings on your phone, social media accounts.
What’s are the frictions keeping you from doing “what’s right”? Regret is only useful if it leads to a plan on how to improve.
Continuing Set Up
We’ve covered so much so fast. You’re not behind, you’re just where you are. Pick something to do.
- If you’re having trouble with all the set up, the coach tool at the Crash Override Network has a great step by step break down for many of the same introductory steps we did here.
- Review the list of OneThing articles so far and pick one to catch up on.
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