Securing the Foundations of our Digital Economy
JANUARY 2, 2017
Just about everything else, including security, is the responsibility of the applications running on the Internet. Trust is fundamental.
Digital Identity - the Key to Privacy and Security in the Digital World
AUGUST 29, 2016
Identity plays a major role in everyday life. Think about going to an office, getting on a plane, logging to a website or making an online purchase.
“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age
JULY 7, 2015
Entrepreneurship and flexible security. notes the article in its opening paragraph. What should we do? Work in the Digital Economy.
Mistakes & Security
JANUARY 6, 2012
— “Security is mostly a superstition. “1 tip for managing creative people: don’t.” ” @flowchainsensei.
cooperation, measurement, security and more
AUGUST 28, 2015
Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. ” #crapdetection.
Deaf police to monitor security cameras in Mexico
SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
This potentially makes them perfect for the job and likely better than their hearing colleagues. Link to brief new article on the project.
Noam Chomsky, security, and equivocal information
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
That’s why you should be extremely cautious when you hear an appeal to security. It literally carries no information, even in the technical sense: it’s completely predictable and thus carries no info. I don’t doubt that the US security folks believe it, but it is without meaning. Thus, the security claim isn’t made on its own.
Help: why don’t images load in https?
MAY 14, 2016
Berkman Blogging Harvard Internet problems publishing securitySame goes for the ProjectVRM blog as well. Or so I gather. WordPress removes them.
We know we’ve traded away privacy. But for exactly what security?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
It has been said that “security” is not found in apprehending a guilty party but in preventing the harm from occurring. While this notion can surely be overextended, it can also be understood to justify a certain degree of intelligence gathering in the service of safety and security.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 8, 2006
This , of course, is the inevitability that some terrorist somewhere will notice that the best targets today are in those heaving seas of tired, parched and irritable seas of humanity crowded immediately outside security. But we are supposed to trust these people who are managing our security for us. Of our own security.
Adventure & security
JUNE 5, 2013
Nothing pleases people more than to go on thinking what they have always thought, and at the same time imagine that they are thinking something new and daring: it combines the advantage of security and the delight of adventure. So new wine for new wineskins, it's a simple test and while it has a delight of adventure it is far from secure.
Security vs. Utility
SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
icon icons location bar Mozilla security tool bar What’s the name for that?) only discovered that feature by experimenting around.
Security Alert Related to Snowden?
AUGUST 3, 2013
Is this weekend''s security aler t related to the Snowden case? Not one given to conspriracy, but we just have had the head of the NSA lie to Congress and the American public, with no penalty. The attorney general had to declare publicly he would not be tortured. When has the US had to promise not to torture an American citizen?
[shorenstein][liveblog] Juliette Kayyem on communicating about security
APRIL 1, 2015
Juliette Kayyem , a former Boston Globe columnist, a commentator, Homeland Security advisor to Gov. Deval Patrick, and a former candidate for governor of Massachusetts, is giving a Shorenstein Center talk about how to talk with the public about security issues. She learned that last lesson from her security experience. Response.
If credit card companies cared about security…
DECEMBER 11, 2011
When there’s a security issue, they wouldn’t robocall people and ask them to provide personal information. They would robocall people and ask them to call the number on the back of their cards. 2. They would put people’s photographs on their credit cards.
Smart and secure grids and militaries
MAY 11, 2009
Andy is an MIT and DC energy tech guy (and, it turns out, a neighbor) who writes two blogs: The Smart Grid Security Blog and the DoD Energy Blog. Tags: ecology power military security experts The Wired.com piece I wrote about Robin Chase prompted Andrew Bochman to send me an email. So many things in the world to care about!
Pseudorandom Thoughts on Privacy, Security and Trust
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 31, 2007
system is only as secure as its weakest point. Feynman also got involved in safe-cracking - he would try to find patterns in the security. From a security implementor's point of view - stupid defenses only keep out stupid attackers. Planning for security in the design stage is rarely done. Security is not convenient.
Security Issues and and Business Opportunities - Panel
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2007
The challenge is how to minimize the privacy and security risk without compromising health care. As the keynote said, you can paralyze the good stuff by trying to secure everything. In Canada - here is no legislation to inform people about breaches of security - in the U.S. In the U.S. Patriot Act - impact on B.C. not abroad.
Google: Make security the default (Now with Iranian tweets)
JUNE 16, 2009
Tags: google security iran twitter
Shifting IT delivery to tablets: The strategic issues
MAY 28, 2012
What will it take to successfully shift IT delivery to these devices given the security worries, legacy IT landscape, BYOD, and other issues Tablets are likely to become the primary computing experience for workers over the next few years.
Privacy, Security and Trust: Challenges for the Intangible Economy
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 2, 2007
How do I as a paranoid security person deal with all the baggage I bring to the discussion? Identity. I see identity management as the real issue that is going to link security and privacy. cannot engage most security professionals in discussions about privacy. Communication Security Establishment (CSE) common criteria.
Citicard does its best to train us in horrible security practices
APRIL 7, 2011
Citibank continues to train its customers to use terrible security processes. This morning I got a call from a robot that claimed to be from Citibank. When I refused to type in my zip code, and then waited for two minutes of repeated requests to do so, it transferred me to a human who wanted me to give him my name and password.
Disruptive technologies 2015-2016
JANUARY 12, 2015
Topics include cyber security, mobile payments, drones, bitcoin, social media, digital, omnichannel, attribution, cx, music, movies, Hollywood 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis. Social learning
Putting It All Together. Privacy, Security, Cybercrime and Safety
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 1, 2007
So I forwarded it to the security team saying 'login in and fix what is wrong'. I got the first phishing email from Citibank, the first bank to be phished. What you say online is not private, it is not secure, it is what you put on the billboard on I-15. I was doing a briefing for the Secret Service. You are not secure. Maybe.
Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service
MAY 22, 2006
The other big hurdle is the question of security. Generally, I think you will find that hosts provide fairly reasonable control, but you will want to check into their security approach. The security issue not new. The advice from an article in CFO Magazine: Data security. Look at security. That's its job.
Latest: Equity crowdfunding coming shortly? Congress offers bipartisan support
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exclude persons holding crowdfunded securities under this Act from application of “held of record” requirements with respect to mandatory registration of securities. Authorizes an issuer to rely upon certifications provided by investors.
Report: The Future of Digital Australia in 2025 and what Australians think
JUNE 1, 2014
All the assets are on the Intel Security 2025 site. I’ll comment more on both the report and the survey results later this week.
Blockchain - Once Again, the Technological Genie Has Been Unleashed from its Bottle
AUGUST 22, 2016
Blockchain Revolution , his 16th book, now explains “How The Blockchain Will Transform Everything From Banking To Government To Our Identities.”.
Inside Britain's highest security psychiatric hospital
APRIL 21, 2009
The Independent has an article giving a rare look inside Broadmoor Hospital , one of only four high security psychiatric hospital in the UK, which houses some of the most severely dangerous offenders with mental illness. The only other recent example I can think of was a 2004 edition of BBC All in the Mind that you can still listen to online.
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
These include social security ID, passport number, driver’s license number, e-mail address, telephone numbers, and login IDs and passwords.
The President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
MAY 23, 2016
Former national security advisor Tom Donilon and former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano serve as chair and vice-chair respectively. Workforce development.
Airport psych security: snake oil on a plane?
MAY 27, 2010
Nature has an extensive article on the 'deception detection training' that's been widely rolled out for airport security staff and anti-terrorism police despite that fact that is has barely been publicly tested. Link to Nature 'Airport security: Intent to deceive
Tear the walls down: Jericho and the future of enterprise tech
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
As Jericho Forum puts it: The huge explosion in business collaboration and commerce on the Web means that today’s traditional approaches to securing a network boundary are at best flawed, and at worst ineffective. The forum believes responding to the challenges of de-perimeterization must be central to all IT security strategies.
What does the Internet of Everything mean to you?
AUGUST 4, 2014
“Cisco believes that many organizations are already experiencing the Internet of Things (IoT)—the networked connection of physical objects.
More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 5, 2010
It is my understanding from my daughter’s ITS officer that SP is the ITS’s dream, especially if security is a factor. My folders.
One More Industry Where Employment is Dropping as Output Rises
APRIL 24, 2013
” This employment decline has taken place despite the fact that US financial industry profits are at an all-time high. The Wall St. Do you
What will universities monetize in the future?
MARCH 12, 2014
The badges and competency-based learning movement may challenge assessment, but at this point it remains reasonably secure.
a workable future
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
full report PDF ). Combine the best of investor-owned and commons-based platform models. Solve for both transparency and privacy.
Competing Against “Digital Invaders”
OCTOBER 4, 2016
There are also serious downsides. “In 2013, when we conducted our previous C-suite study , security concerns made just a blip on their radar screens.
Why fix a problem that doesn’t exist?
MAY 9, 2016
We all know what this symbol means: Two people are not allowed to share an iPad. Just kidding. It means the lavatory in the airplane is occupied. Also that it can be used by persons of either gender. Which gender you are is of no concern to the airline. Or to the lavatory. Because it doesn’t matter. They’ve done that for a long time.