Home Computer Security -- Hardware Security
http://edu-observatory.org/olli/HCS/Week3.html


WE ARE THE WEAKEST LINK
WE ARE A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER

OUCH! -- Securing Your Home Network
  OUCH-201602_en.pdf

US-CERT: Securing Your Home Network
  https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST15-002

NAT Routers
  https://www.grc.com/nat/nat.htm
          

Router Security
  https://www.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/publications/HomeRouterSecurity2011.pdf  


The Checklist Podcast 89: Router Rundown (22+ min)
  https://www.securemac.com/checklist/checklist-89-router-rundown

  Routers -- Most everybody has one at home.  But most of us
  don't know anything about our routers.  If the router gets
  hacked the bad guys can get everything!


DNS - Public DNS service operators
  https://www.dnsperf.com/#!dns-resolvers
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_recursive_name_server#List_of_public_DNS_service_operators
  
  Quad9 is a public DNS resolver service run by the Packet
  Clearing House and IBM. At its core, the main differentiator
  from other DNS resolvers is that it automatically blocks
  domains known to be associated with malicious activity. In
  addition to standard DNS service, it also offers an
  experimental DNS over TLS service over port 853.






Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices
  https://www.sans.org/security-awareness-training/blog/three-simple-steps-securing-your-home-smart-devices  

Printer Insecurity: Is it Really an Issue? Yes!
  http://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/threats/printer-insecurity-issue-1149

Physical Security
  http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST04-017
  http://www.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/publications/RisksOfPortableDevices.pdf

Do not plug an unknown USB drive (or Cable) into your
computer!
  http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST08-001
  http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/badusb-undetectable-usb-flaw-could-expose-all-your-tech-gear-to-hackers



Security News
  http://edu-observatory.org/media/Security_Media/index.html

Down
  http://edu-observatory.org/media/Down/index.html

Analysis Tools
  http://edu-observatory.org/olli/HCS/tools.html
    


Learning Home Computer Security is not sufficient -- One has
to commit the knowledge to practice.


 
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