Month: September 2015

  • Shan Yu had a point.

    BOOK: Have you ever read the works of Shan Yu? SIMON: Shan Yu, the psychotic dictator? BOOK: Yep. Fancied himself quite the warrior poet. Wrote volumes on war, torture… the limits of human endurance. SIMON: That’s nice… BOOK: He said “live with a man 40 years, share his house, his meals, speak on every subject. […]

  • Studies, articles, and social media activism are just a start.

    I would imagine everyone reading this, who partakes of social media to any degree, is getting worn down with the social media activists. Like everything, there are some that are effecting change and doing great work. They use the media to spread the message while helping to enact change in other ways. Basically, doing more […]

  • Compassion Fatigue in an industry largely devoid of compassion.

    A few days ago, Bruce Schneier actually wrote a slightly interesting piece for Fusion. I say that with surprise because most of his articles are engaging and well-written, but he rarely shares new ideas or concepts. Most of my professional circle is already very familiar with a given topic, and Schneier largely enjoys a reputation […]

  • Ruminations on David Weinstein’s “Ruminations on App CVEs”

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] David Weinstein, a researcher at NowSecure, has posted a blog titled “Ruminations on App CVEs“. Thanks to Will Dormann’s Tweet it came to our attention, and he is correct! We have opinions on this. Quoted material below is from Weinstein’s blog unless otherwise attributed. CVE is well-positioned […]