Pseudorandom Thoughts on Privacy, Security and Trust
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 31, 2007
Commoditization of software: people can go out and buy computers very easily, software too. A 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. It's like security intelligence.