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120 votes
6 answers
50k views

Why should one not use the same asymmetric key for encryption as they do for signing?

66 votes
9 answers
5k views

Why does one need a high level of privacy/anonymity for legal activities?

60 votes
9 answers
61k views

Two-Step vs. Two-Factor Authentication - Is there a difference?

59 votes
6 answers
14k views

How can a system enforce a minimum number of changed characters in passwords, without storing or processing old passwords in cleartext?

50 votes
11 answers
5k views

Does hashing a file from an unsigned website give a false sense of security?

38 votes
7 answers
15k views

Encrypting With Passwords - Encryption of Key vs. Data

35 votes
6 answers
20k views

Are MAC Address Filtering and SSID Hiding still worthwhile?

33 votes
2 answers
66k views

How is PowerShell's RemoteSigned execution policy different from AllSigned?

28 votes
3 answers
7k views

NoScript: How to determine which sites/scripts to whitelist?

27 votes
2 answers
19k views

Does my PGP key really need to match the e-mail address for which I'll be using it?

24 votes
2 answers
55k views

Wireless client isolation - how does it work, and can it be bypassed?

23 votes
4 answers
5k views

"Phishing" red flags and countermeasures

20 votes
4 answers
34k views

DHCP vs. Static IP Addressing

19 votes
3 answers
3k views

How secure is Microsoft-mandated UEFI Secure Boot, really?

18 votes
6 answers
5k views

Keyboards immune to signal monitoring?

17 votes
3 answers
7k views

How should one properly dispose of a printer or fax which is used for sensitive documents?

17 votes
4 answers
6k views

Three-Factor Authentication for Windows

16 votes
3 answers
18k views

Security risks of disabling SSID Broadcast

14 votes
2 answers
9k views

Hiding user account names from unauthenticated RDP sessions

11 votes
6 answers
22k views

Automated tools for Cisco IOS config auditing? [closed]

11 votes
5 answers
1k views

Non-OEM Biometric Software?

11 votes
2 answers
3k views

What operating systems and devices are known to be affected by Shellshock? What patches are available?

9 votes
2 answers
2k views

What security risks do unauthorized mobile hotspot (MiFi) devices on company proprerty pose?

9 votes
3 answers
2k views

How can TOCTTOU vulnerabilities within the Windows OS be mitigated?

9 votes
3 answers
859 views

Do any antivirus products use "canary files" to detect rootkits?

8 votes
5 answers
1k views

Does the method of Internet connection affect the security of your the network?

8 votes
3 answers
7k views

What differences are there between built-in Administrator and other Administrators?

8 votes
2 answers
377 views

How can one easily determine which IT Security related regulations apply?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

What risks are inherent with connecting to an untrusted public key server?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can Network Disconnect be implemented for RDP on a Windows system (2003/XP or later)?