I am officially declaring 2017 the year of threat.
Following years of rhetoric about state-based attacks and who is at fault for what major system compromise the public seems to finally have come to grips with a few indisputable notes us security pros have been screaming at the tops of our lungs for a couple decades.
There is (at least) a threat out there targeting every principal.
The bad things threat actors cause mean more to the average person than the increasing the frequency of plastic rotation in a wallet.
Last week I was lucky to have squeezed an early sample of the Samsung Chromebook Pro out of my distributor for evaluation. This is not a review of the device but of how a device like this one, equipped with the ChromeOS stack might fit into the enterprise. Continue reading “Chrome Flat On My Desk”
I recently put together a co-working space in my rural hometown (post coming) as an alternative from my old work-from-home model.
As part of this exercise in dressing up an ancient tin-ceiling storefront it really drilled home how important effective lighting is in my work space for the entire room (and not just the economical task light).
I was looking for this, but couldnt find it so I crunched it myself. Here’s the history of artificial light in one graph.
This may be more huff and puff than real news, at least to anyone in the security industry — it’s just all too common. These sorts of things happen at any and all organizations (though few are likely to admit it). Continue reading “SEC Security Lunacy”
It struck me yesterday as I looked at the reviews of the new Amazon Kindle e-Reader I preordered on launch day (the Kindle Paperwhite 3G). The walled garden is indeed doomed to fail despite excellent user interfaces. I know someone writes an op-ed piece about this every few years, but at least since the iPhone was launched it looked like maybe some walled gardens could stand.