June 2018

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The decision in Carpenter v. United States is an unusually positive one for privacy. The Supreme Court ruled that the government generally can’t access historical cell-site location records without a warrant. (SCOTUS Blog links to court documents. The court put limits on the “third party” doctrine, and it will be fascinating to see how those…

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In “Conway’s Law: does your organization’s structure make software security even harder?,” Steve Lipner mixes history and wisdom: As a result, the developers understood pretty quickly that product security was their job rather than ours. And instead of having twenty or thirty security engineers trying to “inspect (or test) security in” to the code, we…

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