February 2012

So it’s early Sunday AM, and I’m getting my RSA Schedule together finally.  So here’s what I’m looking forward to this week, leave us stuff in the comments if you’ve identified other cool stuff: =============== Monday:  8 freaking AM – I’m talking with Rich Mogull of @securosis about Risk Management.  Fun! Monday is also Metricon,…

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RT @internetlibre Twitter Censors Accounts Unfavorable To Nicolas Sarkozy http://t.co/wMGMuifY #netfreedom #internetlibre #sarkoCensure # RT @Dakami Pretty cool: @joncallas looked at all public keys signed by Entrust; none of them had reused RSA primes http://t.co/8JOsYQ9e # New blog: "It's a Lie: Seattle Taxpayers Will Pay for a Stadium" http://t.co/tkg3JxZi (cc @seattletimes) # Help Find the…

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Tripwire’s blog has “25 Infosec Gurus Admit to their Mistakes…and What They Learned from Them.” I’m glad to see attention paid to the simple reality that we all make mistakes. Extra points to Bill Brenner, Pete Lindstrom, Andrew Hay, Chris Wysopal, Rob Ton and Larry Ponemon for being willing to talk about mistakes that had…

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The Seattle Times carries a press release: “Arena plan as solid as it looks?” The intricate plan offered for an NBA and NHL arena in Sodo hinges on the untested strategy of building a city-owned, self-supporting arena, without the aid of new taxes, and with team owners — not taxpayers — obligated to absorb any…

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RT @csoghoian If Path-like apps that pilfered user contact data suffered a data breach, existing laws wouldn't require disclosure to users. # New quickie blog: Bismark's Voice http://t.co/zk01Biec # RT @paulmadsen Sharingfreude, n. – pleasure derived from inadvertent sharing of personal information on social media by friends & colleagues # .@dakami @jeremiahg @tqbf see also…

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A lot of people I trust are suggesting that the “Collins-Lieberman” bill has a substantial chance of passing. I have some really interesting (and time-consuming) work tasks right now, and so I’m even more curious than usual what you all think, especially how this According to the press release, the “Collins-Lieberman” bill would: The Department…

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Wh1t3Rabbit has a great post “Understanding the apathetic response to a cyber attack:” Look, Dana’s right. His business is the organizing and promotion of the UFC fights. Secondary to that business is the merchandising and other aspects of the UFC – but that probably is a significantly smaller portion of the overall company revenue. Now…

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Tucked away for decades in a cabinet in Thomas Edison’s laboratory, just behind the cot in which the great inventor napped, a trove of wax cylinder phonograph records has been brought back to life after more than a century of silence. The cylinders, from 1889 and 1890, include the only known recording of the voice…

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