I used to use “Galerie” on my Mac to put nice pretty frames around pictures I posted here. (See some examples.) Galerie was dependent on … blah, blah, won’t work anymore without some components no longer installed by default. So I’m looking for a replacement that will, with little effort, put pictures in a nice…Read More Bleg: Picture editor?
If you don’t have time to develop a data-driven, business focused security strategy, we sympathize. It’s a lot of hard work. So here to help you is “What the fuck is my information security ‘strategy?’ “: Thanks, N!Read More Making it up so you don't have to
Prompted by Peter Gutmann:  I’ve never understood why this is a comedy of errors, it seems more like a tragedy of errors to me. Jon Callas of PGP fame wrote the following for the cryptography mail list, which I’m posting in full with his permission: That is because a tragedy involves someone dying. Strictly…Read More Jon Callas on Comedies, Tragedy and PKI
It’s not just a 3d pie chart with lighting effects and reflection. Those are common. This one has been squished. It’s wider than it is tall. While I’m looking closely, isn’t “input validation” a superset of “buffer errors” “code injection” and “command injection?” You can get the “Application Security Trends report for Q1-Q2 2010” from…Read More New low in pie charts
In “Feds Save Thousands of Body Scan Images,” EPIC reports: In an open government lawsuit against the United States Marshals Service, EPIC has obtained more than one hundred images of undressed individuals entering federal courthouses. The images, which are routinely captured by the federal agency, prove that body scanning devices store and record images of…Read More Transparent Lies about Body Scanners
Last we learned, Peter Coffee was Director of Platform Research for salesforce.com. He also blogs on their corporate weblog, CloudBlog, a blog that promises “Insights on the Future of Cloud Computing”. He has a post up from last week that called “Private Clouds, Flat Earths, and Unicorns” within which he tries to “bust some myths”…Read More Illogical Cloud Positivism
Interesting interactive data app from the Wall Street Journal about your privacy online and what various websites track/know about you. http://blogs.wsj.com/wtk/ Full disclosure, our site uses Mint for traffic analytics.Read More What They Know (From the WSJ)