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You've just about answered your question. Can there be a secure way to allow users to "automagically" change their passwords for different services? Yes... A standard open API to allow a user to change a web site password is possible and I say it's a decent idea. Then again, a standard open API to allow a user to log in to a web site is possible and I ...


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Check this other question so you can understand more about certificates: How do the processes for digital certificates, signatures and ssl work? Basically signing a software guarantees that you are the author of the software and it has not been modified in any way by another party. For example if you check your PCs drivers, you will see they have a ...


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Security Management is more about defining what should be done. For instance you want to have a document classification, compliance, password policy, remote access policy, ... which are preferably technology independant. Security Engineering is more about implementing all of the defined policies into a technology.


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It would take me (and anyone with HTTP proxy) exactly 2 minutes to defeat this kind of protective measure. The only effective protective measure for software is not to ship it to user. E.g. you can include only half of the functionality in the demo version. When user wants to upgrade to full version you take their money, give them one time link to download ...


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Risk assessments are really an ongoing task, because your report will produce a result which is based on the known vulnerabilities as of today. Obviously new vulnerabilities are being discovered all the time, so the risk assessment must be carried out periodically in order to give your management the most current information. There are different types of ...


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It doesn't matter which antivirus software will you by, but which package. So It all depends what is the type of work that you gonna do on your laptop. If you just going to surf on the Internet and such stuff then you can install some free antivirus software like Avast or AVG. But if you are going to work on your laptop and other important things then I ...



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