Security Now with Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte

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.
Category: Help & How To

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?