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How the Internet Works: The Deep Web

Brad Yale

The Deep Web. The Deepnet. The Invisible Web. The Hidden Web. 

Maybe you have heard of the Deep Web. Maybe you even know how to access the Deep Web. 

Chances are though, you've never heard of the Deep Web and you have no idea how to access it. The Deep Web sounds mysterious, elusive and somewhat dangerous. By all accounts, it is all these things. 

So, what is the deep web? How does the deep web work? How do you access it?

In this installment of "How the Internet Works", we tackle the mysterious Deepnet.   

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How the Internet Works: A Call for Personal Security

Brad Yale

It's very easy, after reading "The Snappening" Snapchat security breach news, to determine fault lies with users. It would be very easy and convenient to blame the leak not on the leakers, but on the users who sent sexually explicit materials to friends, lovers and strangers. This conclusion is easy to draw yet, it only skims the surface of the true issue at hand.  

Whatever you think of the materials leaked, the larger issue at play in "The Snappening" is how the public relates to, understands and uses public Internet architectures. If anything, "The Snappening" should serve as a beacon call for greater Internet security practice enlightenment. 

In this version of "How the Internet Works" we cover public Cloud architectures and the need for increased Internet security practices learning.  

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1830 wasn't so long ago

John  Traenkenschuh

My family and I had a meal in Pigeon Forge, in an old mill building that's quite old, in an area settled in 1830.  Walking in with a MacBook Pro certainly seemed odd to some, but no one noticed my phone offering tethering rights.  And so it was that I posted a blog in a building that dated back 160 or more years ago.

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Iโ€™m ready, but the United Stateโ€™s infrastructure is not.

John  Traenkenschuh

I’m outside the Cades Cove visitor’s center, hearing acoustical instruments like bangos and hammered dulcimers play.  I have my MacBook Pro, alive—charged and ready.  My phone is charged and ready and has a tethering plan, just begging to be used.

I am signal-less.

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By John TraenkenschuhCommentsSeptember 17, 2014
Topics: Access, Data

Gone with the passwords

John  Traenkenschuh

How much can Digital Cryptography do?

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Everything You've Heard is True

John  Traenkenschuh

With TrueCrypt in the Crypt of its own making, what is the True story?

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Should You Share Your Fitness Information?

John  Traenkenschuh

Whether using a Fitbit or Jawbone UP, many are recording their fitness information and sending the changes to the Cloud.  


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It was 20 years ago today: Data Migration Strategy II

John  Traenkenschuh
Is your information ready for the next 20 years?  Traenk gives more information on what you must understand when creating a Data Migration Strategy, something all organizations, businesses, and people must create.

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What is your data migration strategy?

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk wonders how we should manage our data when so many formats come and go so rapidly.

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New Operating System Upgrades--And the winner is . . .

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk recently upgraded to the free Windows 8.1 and Mac OS X Mavericks updates.  Which of the two was the better, more effortless upgrade?

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Email Compromised; What Now?

John  Traenkenschuh

What is your response plan for your email being compromised?

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InformIT's 17 Days of Giveaways

Rachel Bayless

Get ready for a month full of giveaways. From July 9 through the end of the month, InformIT will be having 17 days of giveaways. Each week has a theme to make sure that there’s something YOU will be excited to win!

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