Numerous times since I joined the forum we have had questions and resulting threads show up about security in many different forms. While I'm not expert on all forms of security, in fact I'm woefully ignorant on many, I have a fair amount of experience on the technical side of security and plan on writing up some how-to posts/articles on said topic. Things I plan on addressing include: Online security Online anonymity Securing your data At home In the cloud On removable media Securing your home/personal network (to the greatest degree possible) Tools you can/should use on a regular basis Some of this will likely morph into additional how-tos and posts on alternative operating systems as well as detailed walk-throughs for people looking to leverage what is discussed. I know that some folks are reticent to make the switch to Linux, for example, without having any safety net to fall back on. Others don't really know where to start with online security and all the "geek talk" goes right over their heads and they tune out. The idea is to make the technical security accessible to anyone, and I do mean anyone. If you have questions you'd like answered, here is a great place to post them (as the shoutbox purges after a fixed interval) and I'll throw it on the list if I can. I also don't have to be the only one to contribute. Please feel free to write up anything you are comfortable with, just make sure you tag it so we can find it. I may also go as far as begin keeping an updated list of links here in this thread (possibly even in this first post).