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Fast Security for a Wired World

Fast Security for a Wired World

With every year the complexity of our technological world increases. And with every new gadget, from flash drives to iPhones, there is a new entry point for individuals to exploit. Whether the problem is hacking, identity theft, or corporate espionage, there are ways for you to secure your computer and other gear.

Read our articles on security, browse our slideshow with tips to protect companies, or interact with blogs from our staff. Between archival links from Fast Company magazine and fresh material from, resources to keep the technology savvy safe are at your finger tips.

Privacy and Security Issues in Social Networking

Given the rising popularity of social networks, it’s little surprise that there have been several high-profile breaches of security on sites as huge as MySpace and Facebook. With over 350 million members combined, all it takes is one single person to cause a major damage. Learn how the networks are dealing with the breaches -- and how to protect yourself.

Lojack for Laptops

Companies lose billions of dollars a year in hardware and data. Here's how the good guys try to get the stuff back.

7 Tips to Protecting Yourself Online

The Web is a powerful tool, but it can also be dangerous. It doesn’t take a lot nowadays to assume someone else’s identity. Here are six tips to help you protect yourself online.