Beyond Heartbleed: 3 Security Measures for Your Devices

April 11, 2014

Tune in to this episode of the Digital Well podcast to learn these three easy steps you can take to secure your laptop, tablet and smart phone.

Heartbleed caused quite a furor this week, and rightfully so. The bug in OpenSSL, an open source library used widely on Internet servers, caused us to feel further out of control of our data as bad actors could intercept communications occurring under SSL (the https in your web browser). However, there are key steps you can take to control the data on your devices. Once you’ve taken these steps, it would be beneficial to also share these tips with your clients and peers. The wider use of simple security measures means less access for bad actors to takeover devices or slip away with confidential data.

Links:

OpenSSL Bug Assessed

NY Times Q & A on Heartbleed

Redtail Technology mentions Heartbleed

RoboForm discusses Heartbleed

 

 

 

 

 

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