Category: Security Bloggers

Defending against Actual IT Threats 0

Defending against Actual IT Threats

Roger Grimes has written an interesting paper: ” Implementing a Data-Driven Computer Security Defense .” His thesis is that most organizations don’t match their defenses to the actual risks. His paper explains how it got to be this way, and how to fix it

Policy Repercussions of the Paris Terrorist Attacks 0

Policy Repercussions of the Paris Terrorist Attacks

In 2013, in the early days of the Snowden leaks, Harvard Law School professor and former Assistant Attorney General Jack Goldsmith reflected on the increase in NSA surveillance post 9/11. He wrote : Two important lessons of the last dozen years are (1) the government will increase its powers to meet the national security threat fully (because the People demand it), and (2) the enhanced powers will be accompanied by novel systems of review and transparency that seem to those in the Executive branch to be intrusive and antagonistic to the traditional national security mission, but that in the end are key legitimating factors for the expanded authorities

RFID-Shielded, Ultra-Strong Duffel Bags 0

RFID-Shielded, Ultra-Strong Duffel Bags

They’re for carrying cash through dangerous territory: SDR Traveller caters to people who, for one reason or another, need to haul huge amounts of cash money through dangerous territory. The bags are made from a super strong, super light synthetic material designed for yacht sails, are RFID-shielded, and are rated by how much cash in US$100 bills each can carry….