For all of Mountain Lion’s good new features—and there are a few—the new OS raises a terrifying brace of thoughts: that Apple has run out of ideas. Or worse, that Apple is too afraid to implement new concepts, fearing it will kill the company’s golden goose. Too afraid to change the world once again, as Steve Jobs used to say, one desktop at a time.
The conventional wisdom seems to be that passphrases are much more secure than passwords, even if the password is complex. Passphrases are likely to be more secure than passwords, but not as secure as many seem to think. Some…
secure with phrases NOBODY has ever used.
Common sense is the
best defense. It’s how we should
The Internet is the greatest engine for free speech and innovation ever known to humankind. Certainly its power can be used for good as well as bad, but censoring content, jeopardizing the security of the Internet, and stifling innovation is not the answer for protecting intellectual property rights.
SOPA / PIPA Letter
Dear, Congressman ____________
I respectfully ask that you not support SOPA and PIPA in order to stop the ever-growing reach of the US government. This is bad for business and bad for America!
Please show your support by voting against these bills. The private sector is far more capable of combating ‘internet piracy’ than any government can. Don’t be swayed by big entertainment firms who seek to control you (and the internet) for controlled income.
You’ll Never Guess Who’s On Apple’s Supplier List | Blogs
By Chris Ciaccia, thestreet.com
Apple is the king of secrecy, and usually keeps its suppliers list close to the vest, although a series of audits has allowed the company to reveal its supplier list. And boy is it long. 156 companies long.
This is the first ti…
Security is nigh near impossible. It’s extremely difficult to stop a determined adversary. Often the best you can do is discourage him, and maybe minimize the consequences when he does attack, and/or maximize your organization’s ability to bounce back (resiliency).