Security Now

Dec 1st 2005

Security Now 16

Your Questions, Steve's Answers

Security Now! with Steve Gibson, Episode 16 is out now.
Records live every Tuesday at 4:30pm Eastern / 1:30pm Pacific / 20:30 UTC.
In this episode Steve answers your questions on a variety of security issues including:
  • The best way to store passwords
  • Managing guests on your wireless network
  • Why you should never use a public terminal
  • The difference between hubs and switches and why you should use the latter
  • Helping your neighbors secure their networks
  • AES versus RC4 encryption - which is better?
  • How secure is "secure" web based email?
  • How come my router is letting traffic through? and why does resetting it fix the problem temporarily?
  • Is file and printer sharing safe?
  • Is SSL secure or not?
  • Using a Nintento DS on a secure wireless network
  • Is Windows Remote Desktop safe?