Hashing It Out.

More security help for you: Hashing. So now what is hashing? In cryptography a hash function is a one-way mathematical operation that takes an arbitrary block of data and returns a fixed-size bit string. For today we’re going to use hashes to extend the strength of a password and reduce the possibility of getting compromised. So what exactly does a hash look like? Continue reading Hashing It Out.

Use 2-FA, Everyday.

Here’s another security life lesson for you: please, please, please use 2-FA whenever possible, and by that I mean Two Factor Authentication, not the crazy stimulant drug. It’s more likely than not that you’ve used at least a few forms of 2-factor authentication in your lifetime, you just didn’t know the terminology for it. So what is 2-factor authentication (2-FA) and why is it so important? Continue reading Use 2-FA, Everyday.