Tag Archives: cybersecurity

October in security
Pascal Cuoq on 30 October 2012

Today, the New York Times has an homage to Peter G. Neumann. Many people cite Albert Einstein’s aphorism “Everything should be made as simple as possible but no simpler.” Only a handful however have had the opportunity to discuss the concept with the physicist over breakfast. One of those is...

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September in security
Pascal Cuoq on 8 October 2012

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (if you are in the United States; otherwise it is Another Country's Cyber Security Awareness Month). In celebration here is a short list of recent cyber-security failures: An iPhone user navigating to a malicious webpage can see eir personal information (address book browsing...

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Security and safety
Pascal Cuoq on 16 March 2012

I usually feel uncomfortable diving into the subject of safety vs security, because while I think I have a good intuition of the difference between them, I find this difference hard to formalize in writing. Fortunately, a large “security” “administration” provides: “We use layers of security to ensure the security...

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