Save Yourself From Yourself Online!

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Save Yourself From Yourself Online!

  1. 1. Save Yourself From Yourself!Mid Missouri Young Professionals Conference10/26/11
  2. 2. About Me Jerry Gamblin  Network Security Specialist at the Missouri House of Reps @jgamblin Jerry.Gamblin@gmail.com www.jerrygamblin.com
  3. 3. Come On Jerry, Seriously,Whats the worst that can happen?
  4. 4. Was the CEO of HBGARYFEDERALUsed same password on multiple websites.
  5. 5.  Hacked Facebook and Gmail accounts of 3300 women. Found nude photos in ~15% of accounts. Posted the pictures back to victims Facebook. Sentenced to Five years in prison in July.
  6. 6.  Hired company to hack her husbands email during their divorce proceedings. Found evidence of her husband having an affair. Charged with computer hacking felony.
  7. 7. 5 Ways To Keep Yourself Safe.
  8. 8. Number 1:Be SmartWith YourSmartphone.
  9. 9. How many of use your phones for…Corporate EmailBankingSocial Networking“Personal Stuff”
  10. 10. How many of your phones…Require an unlock password?Can be remotely wiped if lost/stolen?Are encrypted?
  11. 11. Number 2:Use GreatPasswords
  12. 12. What one of these password is the best? <3jcHyp3! huwa4h9peWru it isnt what you do but how you do it
  13. 13. Password Cracking Time: <3jcHyp3!  1.77 hours to crack huwa4h9peWru  1.04 years it isnt what you do but how you do it  1.07 million trillion trillion trillion centuries Cracking times taken from www.grc.com/haystack.htm
  14. 14. Your new password rules. Minimum of 15 characters  Use a quote, I do:  it isnt what you do but how you do it (38 Characters) Changed every 90 days. Easy to remember. Hard to guess.
  15. 15. Number 3:Never ReusePasswords
  16. 16. “Password reuse is the single stupidestthing you can do on the internet.”- Jerry Gamblin, 2011 Spring NCSL Magazine.
  17. 17. Number 4:Use Two FactorAuthenticationWhen Available
  18. 18. Sites with 2FAGoogleFacebookAny Bank Worth Keeping Your Money In.
  19. 19. Number 5:Keep YourComputer Up ToDate.
  20. 20. Secunia PSI Automatically updates all software on your pc. FREE!
  21. 21. Thank You!Mid Missouri Young Professionals Conference10/26/11
  22. 22. Contact Information Jerry Gamblin  Network Security Specialist at the Missouri House of Reps. @jgamblin Jerry.Gamblin@gmail.com www.jerrygamblin.com

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