Thoughts and tips on information security and privacy in an increasingly digital life
What is encryption?
Encrypting a message means making the message impossible (or at least considerably more difficult) for anyone but the intended recipient to understand. Encryption has a long and fascinating history. Caesar is known to have used encryption – over 2000 years […]
What is two-step verification? (And why you should use it.)
And now for something completely different: how to quickly and easily improve the security of your online accounts. (Spoiler alert: use two-step verification.) (The problem with) passwords We commonly use passwords to log on to our various online accounts. That […]