Loose Leaf Security
By Liz Denys & Geoffrey Thomas
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A podcast about making good computer security for everyone, hosted by Liz Denys and Geoffrey Thomas.
||CleanThe history of the Web and an introduction to browser security||The web can be a scary place - but once you get to know it a little better, it doesn't feel as scary. Liz and Geoffrey go back to 1990 to figure out how the web came to be what it is today and discuss how browsers keep us safe. Also, two very good improvements to HTTPS in today's version of Chrome, and the future of Android security just got a whole lot more complicated. Show notes and full transcript on looseleafsecurity.com||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComparing Android and iOS security||Considering buying a new phone? Liz and Geoffrey compare the different security models of Android and iOS, the two most popular smartphone options on the market. We also talk about California's new privacy law, a number of recent attacks on cell phones, and how Tinder swiped left on bad crypto. Show notes and full transcript on looseleafsecurity.com||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecuring your phone||We take our phones everywhere and trust them with a lot of sensitive information, but have we put enough thought into how to secure them? Liz and Geoffrey discuss different aspects of securing the smartphone you have, including passcodes, location services, notifications, and digital voice assistants. Plus, a question from a caller and a major Supreme Court decision! Show notes and full transcript on looseleafsecurity.com||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo-factor authentication and account recovery||Last time we talked about strong passwords, but what if there was a better way to secure your account? We look at options for two-factor authentication, including text messages, apps, and security keys. Plus, security news from Apple, one of Liz's accounts got breached, and Geoffrey wants to celebrate a special birthday. Show notes and full transcript on looseleafsecurity.com||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecuring your online account passwords||You've heard for years about how to come up with strong passwords, but are those guidelines really true? Liz and Geoffrey talk about new risks to your online accounts, especially with the news of clear-text passwords being mishandled at Twitter and GitHub, and whether you should trust a password manager to solve all your password problems for you. Plus, what's happening to the green lock icon in Chrome, and should you worry about EFAIL? Show notes and full transcript on looseleafsecurity.com||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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