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= Backups =  
 
= Backups =  
 
* When things go south: make sure you have OFFLINE backups
 
* When things go south: make sure you have OFFLINE backups
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* Take a backup of your online services! Gmail/Google exports, Hotmail exports, Facebook, Twitter,... If it's compromised it's GONE
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* Backup your password vault
  
 
= Devices =
 
= Devices =
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= Software =
 
= Software =
 
* Update your software
 
* Update your software
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** [https://kcsoftwares.com/?sumo SuMo can help]
  
 
= Network =
 
= Network =

Revision as of 12:39, 26 August 2021

A draft article on security!

Authentication (Passwords)

  • Use a strong password: 12+ characters, printable ascii
  • Use a unique password per service
  • Use multi factor authentication where possible
  • Use a password vault to help you remember all the different strong passwords for different services and you're only human
    • secure that password vault like hell!

Backups

  • When things go south: make sure you have OFFLINE backups
  • Take a backup of your online services! Gmail/Google exports, Hotmail exports, Facebook, Twitter,... If it's compromised it's GONE
  • Backup your password vault

Devices

Windows Computer

Android phone

  • Enable lockscreen with a code (or pattern, whatever)

iPhone

  • Enable lockscreen with a code! (or faceid or touchid, whatever)

Software

Network

  • Use a strong Wi-Fi PSK (16+ characters printable ascii)
  • Don't use Wi-Fi profiles without PSK
  • Disable everything hot-spot related