Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Only Way To Be 'Secure'

tweeted by @MiltonSecurity

Thanks to @MiltonSecurity for tweeting this cartoon depicting one of the leading schools of thought about what it takes to be secure online.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

So Much For The Enlightenment

from here

There are a lot of things that people in the security community (and elsewhere) don't think ordinary folks need to know. The thing is, the amount our civilization is enriched by people knowing things they technically don't need to know is beyond measure. Without it, we might find ourselves back in the dark ages.

How to Catch a Canadian

found on fail blog

Don't worry, I'm sure we can find something a little gentler for our American friends.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Not Sure That Would Make Me Feel Safe

from here (source image)

While it's true that you can often just add more and more protection in whatever it is you're doing, there comes a point at which you need to ask yourself if maybe the best protection is to reconsider what you're doing in the first place.

Thanks to @thegrugq for tweeting this picture of what looks like a full-body condom. I imagine it's actually some kind of natural coloured latex suit, though I'm not clear on how that's different from a full-body condom.

Governments And Media Today

found on the meta picture

Package it up nice enough, wrap it in the promise of "protection", and people will accept anything - even the gift of censorship.

Friday, November 21, 2014

I Can Has Getaway?

from here (source image)

Somehow, I don't think this is going to work out the way he hoped it would.

Best Anti Theft Protection Ever

found on the meta picture

People seem to want more intelligent security systems - I suppose this is one way to get that.