So in the first part of this series we did some basics on our browser and discussed how to use a password manager. In this part we will go deeper into the concepts of protecting your desktop and how to think about security and privacy.
Why should I care?
Well for one this is becoming a very important topic and for the layman/woman it is not a easy task to wrap your head around this.
In recent years the eyes of many has been opened by a multitude of intrusions, attacks and disclosure of what was thought of as safe information. From my perspective little was real news, even if the methods and magnitude of the breaches were. One might assume that larger social websites would have a department full of people wearing tin-foil hats. This post is not about any particular story since there are many and they have been discussed by smarter people then me anyway.
So what is this post about?
That my dear reader is a very good question, mostly this will be a simple walk through of how I manage the security of my own desktop but also some pointers and resources that you should check out.