Security Stack Sheet #63

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  Word of the week “Apollo 11 Software Lessons” Yes, in 1969 the internet was still 14 years away, the World Wide Web wouldn’t show up until eight years after that and wouldn’t become a “thing” for the masses for yet another five years or so. But the Apollo 11 mission couldn’t have happened without….

Security Stack Sheet #62

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Word of the week “Ambient Privacy” Bruce Schneier – For the purposes of this essay, I’ll call it “ambient privacy” — the understanding that there is value in having our everyday interactions with one another remain outside the reach of monitoring, and that the small details of our daily lives should pass by unremembered. What….

Security Stack Sheet #61

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Word of the week “Shift Left? Shift it right, too?” Cost of course Shift left in cloud? Links HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE Word of the week special “Zero Trust Architecture” Defense Innovation Board Pushing Zero Trust Architecture for Military The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Board (DIB) has approved a white paper….

Security Stack Sheet #60

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Word of the week “Internet Villain”   Mozilla – for their proposed approach to introduce DNS-over-HTTPS in such a way as to bypass UK filtering obligations and parental controls, undermining internet safety standards in the UK Article 13 Copyright Directive – for threatening freedom of expression online by requiring ‘content recognition technologies’ across platforms President Donald Trump – for….

Security Stack Sheet #59

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Word of the week “Ransomware: To Pay or Not to Pay?” In a recent report, Forrester Research analysts argue that organizations should “recognize paying the ransom as a valid recovery path that should be explored in parallel with other recovery efforts to ensure that [they]’re making the best decision for [their] organization.” In a separate….