Year: 2018

Preparing Your Kit

Whether it’s wildfires in California, storms hitting the Carolinas, or gas lines blowing up houses in Massachusetts, current events remind us that having a few extra supplies ready can make things much easier in case of an emergency. The site ready.gov is a good starting point. The following list is from their page on building…
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Password Management Tools

At last week’s Refuse To Be A Victim class we had a brief discussion regarding passwords. During that talk I mentioned a tool called LastPass. This tool helps you to maintain a collection of complex passwords which are hard for attackers to obtain via “brute force”. It also helps you have a different password for…
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Critical Infrastructure Security In A Hostile World

At MEI Security we frequently cover the Ukrainian power grid attack in our work with clients. This successful attack clearly demonstrates vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. Whether it is electrical power, water treatment and delivery or communications including telephones and internet service, reliable functionality of infrastructure is critical to the smooth function of our society. This…
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MEI Security’s InfoSec Industry Certification Study Group

Information Security Industry Certification Study Group Who: MEI Security and You What: InfoSec Industry Cert Study Group When: Thursday, 3/1/2018, 6-8PM Where: 5 Cabot Place, 2nd Floor, Stoughton, MA 02072 USA Why: “The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the number of IT security jobs is expected to have increased 18% by 2024, but as…
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