Security

A collection of 5 posts

Aug 28, 2020

Future Tools: Qubes OS

Future Tools: Qubes OS

The Qubes operating system, while focusing on computer security, also illustrates an aspect of digital we tend to ignore or take for granted: that identity is fluid and flourishing.

Aug 12, 2020

Future Tools: Parrot OS

Future Tools: Parrot OS

The Parrot Project is a great example of the versatility and security possible when using free and open source software. Today’s issue of Future Tools looks at Parrot OS, a secure operating system with a strong focus on privacy and cybersecurity.

Jan 13, 2020

Future Tools: Brave Browser

Future Tools: Brave Browser

Historically, strong encryption has remained out of reach for the average user. Is that changing now that tools like the Brave browser are making encryption accessible, while also enabling web access to be safer and faster?

Nov 25, 2019

Future Tools: Tor and the Dark Web

Future Tools: Tor and the Dark Web

Tor is free and open source software, and the Tor Network is operated by volunteers around the world using that software, making it possible for people to randomize their Internet traffic and potentially protect their identity and activity.

Oct 28, 2019

Future Tools: Pi-hole

Future Tools: Pi-hole

Actively blocking advertising on your entire network not only helps to protect that network, but it also offers a considerable improvement of your quality of life. As a result there is a growing social movement of people motivated and mobilized to fight back against online ads.