Cybersecurity / Links

Most e-mailed article

This morning’s most e-mailed article in the on-line version of the New York Times is Nicole Perlroth’s “how to devise passwords that drive hackers away”. It is a somewhat apocalyptic piece that assures you you will get hacked and provides some standard advice (“forget the dictionary”) on constructing and managing strong passwords. It leaves … Continue reading


Encryption & efficiency

A link about encryption from Bruce Schneier’s latest Cryptogram.  A useful scheme with current business application.  What is noteworthy is that the article mentions that the solution is not yet efficient for business use.  But no metrics are provided.  It is common that security is resisted with phrases like “inefficient”, “negative user impact” and ” … Continue reading