Tag Archives: security

Pick one! Pick several! Just…something!

But seriously, read through. It also gives you an idea of the “state of the union”… where we are online. And there are some really good tips in here.  Plus they do start off with a top ten and then … Continue reading

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Amazon: judge, jury, executioner

Well if you needed more reasons to stay away from Amazon, here’s a couple more. Amazon is far from the only tech company that, having annexed a vast sphere of human activity, finds itself in the position of having to … Continue reading

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flying those blue skies

You remember all the TSA posts I did? Here and here. Well the TSA is still at it — nothing has changed since last October, only that most people haven’t been paying attention. But yeah. Here is your taxpayer dollars … Continue reading

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money quote for the day

I would look at this a lot differently if what had happened here is that there is somebody inside one of these firms who found out what was being plotted and decided that it was just so extreme and so … Continue reading

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ooh, scrubbed… shiny… marching nicely in lockstep…

I had to shake my head at this one: Next post Op-Ed: A Civil Perspective on Cybersecurity. It’s so earnest. Real Boy Scout stuff. So golly gee whickers, isn’t the U.S. a marvelous beacon of light and good and all … Continue reading

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egypt rerouting

I interrupt my own article with something that occurred to me while writing: Here’s the big question I have. If Egypt’s Internet network was taken down with a series of phone calls, then who made those calls? If it was … Continue reading

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in which i rant

I really, really, really hate the recent forced linkage between YouTube accounts and Google Accounts. I have an ancient gmail account that I’ve used as my primary email, under my real name and real activities for a long time. I … Continue reading

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