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://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_recursive_name_server#List_of_public_DNS_service_operators
  https://pmurphs.com/2018/04/02/quad-9-9-9-9-9-vs-quad-1-1-1-1-1-dns/
  https://www.dnsperf.com/#!dns-resolvers

  A public Domain Name Server (DNS) is a name server that may
  be used in place of, or in addition to, name servers
  provided by your local Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  Public name servers offer reliability, security, speed and
  privacy. Several services now support secure DNS lookup
  transport services such as DNS over TLS and DNS over HTTPS.





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

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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