Category Archives: security

National Security Rant

<Begin Political Rant> I have not done this in a while, but after watching this evening’s debate on Foreign Policy, I am thoroughly disappointed in both candidates. When asked what the #1 future National Security Threat was, neither candidate responded … Continue reading

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Rackspace Cloud And Domain Transfers

For starters, I actually had not planned on writing this article… Sometimes topics just fall into your lap, and you can do nothing else, but move on them. This one is going to be a little more directed than usual … Continue reading

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What Users Don’t Know Will Hurt Them

There’s an old saying, “ignorance is bliss”, that I’d like to add an addendum to today. The quote should be “Ignorance is bliss, until that ignorance hurts you”. In the IT world we have the tendency to build systems to … Continue reading

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Cyberwar or Cyberhype?

Over the past week, the blog-sphere of the computer security world has been ambushed with some serious discussions about whether all of the talk going in the nation about the threat cyberwar is nothing more than hype. Some would argue … Continue reading

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Are We Witnessing The Death Of Privacy?

While the death of privacy may seem like a far-fetched concept, particularly in the United States, it really is an idea that we should be paying attention to.  To be perfectly honest, it was an idea that even I dismissed … Continue reading

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Whose Responsibility Is Privacy?

The one thing that Facebook has consistently pissed users off about over the years is Privacy. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a 29-page complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), claiming that Facebook mislead its users with the … Continue reading

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