In February, I wrote about securing photos, how to prevent getting hacked mid-air, and a whole lot more. As always, I’ve rounded up everything I had published for the month, but the posts are divided by publications rather than by topic.
How Not To Get “Hacked” Mid-Air USA Today columnist Steven Petrow recently wrote a post about a stranger on an airplane who claimed to have hacked into his email account. Here are five steps to take to avoid sharing his fate.
How To Secure Your iPhone Photographs. What to do to secure your images if you’re worried about device theft or loss, or about images being subpoenaed or confiscated.
Strong Crypto Is Widely Available Outside The US, So Restrictions Are Unlikely To Thwart Terrorism. US restrictions on unbreakable crypto are far less likely to thwart terrorists and criminals they will negatively impact US companies’ bottom line and the safety and security of everyday internet users.
This Heartwave-Sensing Wristband Unlocks Your Laptop–But Some Say It Falls Short. The Nymi Band promises continuous authentication based on electrocardiogram data–but it doesn’t eliminate passwords, has a password override, and can be configured to work without ECG information at all.
Apple Vs. FBI Roundup: All The News And Analysis You May Have Missed. Things have been heating up between Apple and the FBI. If you’re looking for detailed legal or technical explanations–or even just some basic overviews–here’s a roundup of news stories and analyses to refer to.
Sadly, these are my final three WIRED security news roundup columns.
Security News This Week: The White House Bans Its Own Security Researcher. Also, why the government can’t claim it is “going dark,” a legislator working on an anti-swatting bill was swatted, and more.
Security This Week: Employers Are Paying Data Firms to Predict Your Health Risks. Also, sensitive student data was released to a non-profit, a data intelligence company gathered intel on caucus workers, a union in Philly deployed a surveillance drone to help its workers, and more.
Security News This Week: The Government Wants to Listen In on Your Smart Home. Also, a way to get academic papers for free, leaked police contracts destroy civilian complaints and keep disciplinary records secret, NYPD’s stingray use, and more.
Your Workplace Transition Survival Guide. What to pay attention to when moving from enterprise to a startup, or vice versa.
Tips For Negotiating Equity. Great if you’re planning on joining a startup.
Jumping Into Project Management. Self-explanatory.
Jumping Into Product Management. Also self-explanatory.