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Nick is a premier thinker about history, law and economics, and the lessons they have for security. Take this brief sample from “Origins of the joint-stock corporation:” The modern joint-stock corporation has many sources in medieval Europe. First among these was corporate law itself. Although the era is commonly referred to as “feudalism,” for the…

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Last month, Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Kauai had to inform 120,000 past and present patients that their private information had been misplaced. Their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, even medical record numbers had been placed on one of those tiny USB flash drives — and now, according to a letter sent home, the drive was…

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I’d like to introduce Arthur, our newest guest. I was going to say Arthur is not his real name, but that would be a lie. It is his real name for purposes of this blog. It might, however, not be what his wife calls him. (“Sweetie.”) Arthur is, however, the chief information security officer for…

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Tom Peters has a blog, and in “The Days of Our Lives,” writes about the importance of being present for your customers, not for yourself. I really like his blog. It has a good mix of hubris and humility: This may be day 45 and mile 76,000 for me, but for the Client it is…

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I’ve set up a Delicious feed for stuff that I want to point to, but don’t have either anything to add, or time to add it. I feel sort of bad doing this; I’d like to discuss John Gilmore on the New York Times, but all I have to say is bravo!

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