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Twelve Word Tuesday: Browsers Should Be Like Car Windshields, Not Car Rental Agreements

More browser security popups are as useful as more drug side-effect warnings. Google plans Chrome pop-ups for sites using SHA-1 Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Browsers Should Be Like Car Windshields, Not Car Rental Agreements


Why Does Apple.com/security Try to Sell Me OS/X vs. Tell Me How to Stay Secure Using Apple Stuff?

There's nothing like nude pictures of celebrities to raise the visibility of a security breach - the iCloud exposure is the latest to zoom up the Google Trend charts. The underlying problem appears to be that while Apple does offer two-factor authentication for logging into iClouds and for making iTunes purchases, that strong authentication did … Continue reading Why Does Apple.com/security Try to Sell Me OS/X vs. Tell Me How to Stay Secure Using Apple Stuff?


Twelve Word Tuesday: How Do We Get Security KoolAid into Developers Waterholes?

Security SDLC guidelines seem to talk Esperanto, developers only hear individual languages. IEEE "Avoiding the Top Ten Software Security Design Flaws" published Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: How Do We Get Security KoolAid into Developers Waterholes?


Twelve Word Tuesday: Facebook, Twitter Et Al Buying Small Security Companies - Does Security Actually Increase?

More secure social media sites should mean safer user data - how provable? Facebook Acquires PrivateCore Twitter Acquired Dasient in 2012 Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Facebook, Twitter Et Al Buying Small Security Companies - Does Security Actually Increase?


Twelve Word Tuesday: Russia Bans Anonymous Public WiFi, Will Sunscreen Be Next?

Internet anonymity and skin cancer are dangerous. But, are the cures worse? Russia bans anonymous WiFi access. Is Sun Screen a Life Saver or a Poison? Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Russia Bans Anonymous Public WiFi, Will Sunscreen Be Next?