Data Encryption

I had a government customer once ask me about whole drive encryption.  This was before the advent of such devices as Seagate’s DriveTrust drives.  At the time, the only viable solution for whole drive encryption was PGP Disk.

But before we can start talking about solutions, it might be better to give a clearer understanding of how data is encrypted.

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Putting a Stop to Internet Marketing

ComputerWorld listed ad blocking extensions to Firefox in page two of its article “Top 10 Firefox extensions to avoid” specifically because ComputerWorld is an ad-supported publication. The author even goes so far as to say as much in the article. Call me an anti-capitalist, but I am bombarded with enough advertisements when I open a newspaper, magazine or even the refrigerator. I long for those halcyon days of yore when the Internet was a place to get information without being bombarded by pop-ups and banner ads.

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Spam from Judy Diamond Associates

I am really tired of receiving spam, but what can you really do anymore?  Except with these repeat offenders.

Judy Diamond Associates has been sending me spam from  I refuse to opt out of spam that I never requested.  It only signs you up for more.  So here is what I did instead.

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Beyond Dual Core: 2007 Desktop CPU Road Map

by George Jones @ ComputerWorld

January 01, 2007 (Computerworld) -- What a difference a year makes. One year ago, we were dazed, dazzled and beguiled by the arrival of dual-core processors. Offerings from Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. had analysts, journalists, IT professionals and enthusiasts all gushing with praise for a bright new multitasking future.

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