Basic Internet Security (for Association of Bridal Consultants - Italy)

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Basic Internet Security: today's top security challenges and possible solutions. A short guide to internet security for wedding planners (and others professionals and consultants).
Presentazione utilizzata durante il workshop organizzato dall'Association of Bridal Consultants - sezione Italia, a Firenze 6 Aprile 2009

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Basic Internet Security (for Association of Bridal Consultants - Italy)

  1. 1. Basic Internet Security Marco Marcellini 6 Aprile 2009 – Florence Grand Hotel
  2. 2. Negative trend of Internet Security ? Fonte: CSI Computer Crime & Security Survey 2008
  3. 3. People are strange...
  4. 4. Recent risk: the worm Conficker (Avr '09)
  5. 5. How Internet Works: TCP/IP Your computer is a node of entire network ● CHECKIP ● WHOIS ● TRACERT ●
  6. 6. How Internet Works: WEB, how big is it ? Google year 2000, ● 1.060.000.000 of web pages Google in 2009, ● only the word “wedding” takes 235.000.000 results More web pages, ● more business, more risks Google.com in the year 2000 – from Internet Archive www.archive.org
  7. 7. Today's Top Security Challenges (1) Data security & access control (2) Identity theft (3) Viruses and worms (4) Malware/spyware & malicious web traffic (5) On line frauds (6) Hacker attacks (7) Spam - Phishing (8) Local network & wireless security
  8. 8. Viruses & malware: possible solutions THE PROBLEM: THE SOLUTION: Virus Use and UPDATE an AntiVirus Software ● ● Install an Anti-Spyware Program (AVG ● Worm ● Anti-Spyware, Spybot - Search and Destroy, Lavasoft Ad-Aware) Trojan horse ● Occasionally Run Online Virus Scans ● Backdoor ● http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner ● Spyware http://housecall.antivirus.com ● ● If you receive strange attach, scan on ● Hijacker ● www.virscan.org Keylogger Visit Microsoft's Windows (Apple) ● ● Update Site Frequently
  9. 9. Secure your web experience 1/2 Switch to another browser, like FIREFOX ● Switch to alternative o.s. like LINUX ● or make your Internet Explorer ● more secure, e.g. install SpywareBlaster http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
  10. 10. Secure your web experience 2/2 Educate yourself and be smart about where you ● visit and what you click on: www.malwaredomainlist.com Install MyWOT extension: www.mywot.com ● Use a Firewall, like a personal firewall: ● www.webroot.com/En_US/consumer-products-desktopfirewall.html
  11. 11. How to protect your data Webmail: use HTTPS instead of HTTP ● Packet sniffing, an example with WireShark ● Protect your mobile datas TrueCrypt, Free ● open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux
  12. 12. E-mail security: tracing the sender
  13. 13. Bookmarks Whois tools ● VisualRoute traceroute: connection test, trace IP address, IP trace, IP address locations Current IP Check Database Whois del Registro Whois di GeekTools Internet Archive: Wayback Machine Antispyware software ● Lavasoft: Scarica tutta la gamma Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition Home - Pagina iniziale di Spybot-S&D! SpywareBlaster® | Prevent spyware and malware. Free download. Online virus scanner ● Free Virus Scan - Kaspersky Lab HouseCall: Scansione virus online della Trend Micro - Trend Micro Italia VirSCAN.org - Free Multi-Engine Online Virus Scanner v1.02, Supports 37 AntiVirus Engines! Malware domain lists ● Malware Domain List Comunità della valutazione sulla reputazione del sito Web | WOT Web of Trust Security tools ● TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux Wireshark: Go deep. eMailTrackerPro - trace email, spam email, email spam, outlook email spam, email tracking, email tracing, email Best Firewall Software – Webroot Desktop Firewall Protection
  14. 14. THE END Relatore: Marco Marcellini – Tiphys Digital Lifestyle marco.marcellini@cortonaweb.net www.tiphys.com Slides disponibili su www.slideshare.net/mamarcel

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