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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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The Best Browser Extensions

Brad Yale

We spend a lot of time online. According to a recent Mashable article posted by Matt Petronzio on March 5, 2014, the average American adult spends 11 hours per day with electronic media. Of that, three hours is spent on social media, nearly one hour is spent on a smartphone and nearly one hour is spent on the Internet via a PC. Taken as a whole, the average American adult spends between 2 – 4 hours online every day.

We spend a lot of time online. To make your daily online life better, below is a list of the five coolest Internet Browser extensions.

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How Long?

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk kept his Windows system from the Internet, from even starting, for some 45 days.  A lot can de-evolve in 45 days...  Honestly, how long does it take before your system becomes very vulnerable and how long must we wait for new Windows components?  Will Windows 9 fix the issues?

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Ethical Hacker

John  Traenkenschuh

It's time to take back the term hacker from the wanna-be's...

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Gone with the passwords

John  Traenkenschuh

How much can Digital Cryptography do?

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OpenSSL: More Problems. Again.

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk wonders what's missing in the OpenSSL message.

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Heartbleed? You're too late.

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk offers a friendly reminder that this is shape of things to come...

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Spot the Hacker (Part I)

John  Traenkenschuh

Traenk wonders aloud at the changing face of Security--and Hacking.

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Human Telematics v2

John  Traenkenschuh

What is Data Leakage, any way?  Why is it now such a big problem?

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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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