Jean Taggart
Senior Security Researcher

Incorrigible technophile who loves to break stuff and habitually voids warranties.

April 5, 2017 - One of the best defenses against ransomware is having a good backup strategy. Having good backups protects your data against all sorts of unpleasant mishaps. A useful rule of thumb called the "3-2-1 rule", learn about it here.

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May 27, 2015 - A bug in iOS 8.3 crashes users iPhones and Apple Watch after receiving a message notification containing specific special characters.

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January 31, 2015 - For day four of the 100 cities in 100 days security campaign, let's explore some techniques, methods, and tools to increase the security stance of the Firefox web browser.

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December 1, 2014 - This blog post will showcase a Firefox Add-on that illustrates the SSL status of a web page in a more visually striking manner than the traditional method. A web server that uses an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate will show a little padlock in the URL field on the browser visiting web pages. This padlock is the visual cue that the...

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August 27, 2014 - This single device replaces a giant CD wallet and gives me the ability to do some serious troubleshooting anywhere, anytime.

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