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Alan Raul - October 1, 2017 Security and Privacy Meeting Notes
« on: October 01, 2017, 04:53:48 PM »
SECURITY - Security has a lot to do with PRIVACY.

HARDWARE
Hardware Firewall/Router - Located between your cable/DSL modem and your connected device (Wired or Wireless)
Your hardware firewall/router and modem can be in one device called a gateway.

VPN - Virtual Private Network This can be either software or a hardware deive. SOFTWARE

What Security Software Do You Recommend?
https://askleo.com/what_security_software_do_you_recommend/

Is it okay to run Windows Defender and another antivirus program at the same time?
http://superuser.com/questions/807968/is-it-okay-to-run-windows-defender-and-another-antivirus-program-at-the-same-time

McAfee Security Tips - 13 Ways to Protect Your System
http://www.mcafee.com/us/threat-center/resources/security-tips-13-ways-to-protect-system.aspx

DuckDuckGo - The search engine that doesn't track you.
https://duckduckgo.com/

Browser Extensions
Adblock plus
https://adblockplus.org/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adblock_Plus

Disconnect
https://disconnect.me/disconnect
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disconnect_Mobile
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/08/blocking-consumer-choice-googles-dangerous-ban-privacy-security-app

Ghostery
https://www.ghostery.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostery

HTTPS Everywhere
https://www.eff.org/HTTPS-EVERYWHERE
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTPS_Everywhere

Privacy Badger
https://www.eff.org/privacybadger
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privacy_Badger

uBlock
https://www.ublock.org/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UBlock

Avoid tech support phone scams
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/avoid-phone-scams.aspx

Avoid scams that use the Microsoft name fraudulently
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/msname.aspx
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