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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?


CyberSecurity Questions CEOs and Boards Should Ask - Learning From GM's Ignition Switch Disaster

Back in 2002 a GM engineer a GM engineer selected an ignition switch for several GM models "''that was so far below GM's own specifications that it failed to keep the car powered on in circumstances that drivers could encounter, resulting in moving stalls on the highway as well as loss of power on rough … Continue reading CyberSecurity Questions CEOs and Boards Should Ask - Learning From GM's Ignition Switch Disaster


Twelve Word Tuesday: Evergreen Headline "New Technology X Impedes Security Process Y" Drives Need for New Security Process Z

Has old Security Process Y Ever Won? Maybe once (CALEA) - usually not. Continue reading Twelve Word Tuesday: Evergreen Headline "New Technology X Impedes Security Process Y" Drives Need for New Security Process Z