The reality is, with few exceptions, every company I’ve visited does a bad job at computer security.—Security expert Roger Grimes
Phishing, scams, database break-ins, ransom-ware, on and on it goes. There have never been riper pickings for the criminally inclined. A great body of innocents are sitting there just waiting to be fleeced. The risks are minimal, the rewards juicy. It isn’t just the untutored general public that makes cybercrime easy. Companies have been amazingly […]
What you need to know about 3D printers for today and tomorrowBeyond the hype, there are real uses for this technology, but also some key barriers yet to be addressed—Galen Gruman at InfoWorld The Web at 25 in the U.S.Report about Internet usage in the US from the Pew Research Internet Project FTC: Identity theft […]
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundation
Back to the future: Dusting off Bill Gates’ The Road AheadAt Ars Technica, Sean Gallagher speculates about Bill Gates’ new position at Microsoft. He examines Bill Gates’ past actions and wonders if he can help Microsoft adjust to a changed world of computers If a Story Is Viral, Truth May Be Taking a BeatingTruth has […]
Here’s 10 things I did before I wrote this blog post title. What happened next will shock youWhat a crap title, eh? Just the worst. But this kind of linkbait garbage is rampant on our internet – that’s yours and my internet, people – and we’re promoting their chicanery by spreading their links—Scott Hanselman makes […]
The current design of the Internet is inherently insecure—Yaneer Bar-Yam, president of the New England Complex Systems Institute.