security culture (9)

David F

Back Doors are for Bad Guys

The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, says he's going to ban strong encryption within his country. Somehow this is going to make everyone safe from terrorists. I have some questions: When that notoriously left-wing publication, Forbes, caught up with Internet security expert┬áBruce Schneier for his…

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David F

Do you own your car?

Or does GM? I'm not referring here to leasing vs. buying. I am referring to the fact that GM has recently declared that only mechanics they license are allowed to work on "your" car. And if you take it to another mechanic, or use less-expensive…

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David F

Security is a Pain

I set out this weekend to figure out how to get PRTG Network Monitor to tell me the Internet bandwidth being used by our various machines, and where on the internet all that data is coming from or going to.  In order to get that…

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