Thursday, April 17, 2014

You Still Use WEP? #ReactionWoof

from here (source image)

Explanoit proposed all the details necessary for a new advice animal macro. He wants people to tweet this dog reacting to amazingly stupid technology situations/ideas and tag them with the hashtag #ReactionWoof. I figured I'd take that final step and actually put the caption on the picture like you'd expect to see with a meme.

Host Unknown presents: I'm a C I Double S P (CISSP Parody)

This video about Certified Information Systems Security Professionals has been doing the rounds on twitter lately. I wish I knew what it was supposed to be a parody of.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Protection..

from here (source image)

This is how much sense it makes to use multiple layers of the same defense for defense in depth.

Every Little Kid’s Dream

found on the meta picture

It may sometimes seem like "security" prevents us from doing the things we want, but that's not true. What's actually impeding us is someone else's interests taking precedence over our own. "Security" is just the mechanism by which that is being carried out.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Curiosity Killed The Cat

from here (source image)

Remind me again why malware samples should be available to anyone who wants to look at them?

(No, I'm not saying malware is as bad as guns. I'm saying stop underestimating human stupidity. The gun merely highlights that stupidity.)

Can't Argue With That Logic

found on the chive

There's actually a school of thought that suggests malware lures are ridiculously bad on purpose. The theory says that the people smart enough to realize what it is will figure they don't have to bother doing anything about it because it's so obvious that no one will fall for it - but of course some people still do.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Security Burnout And Other Whining

from here

People are part of the system. That means they are sometimes part of the problem. Quit your belly aching and start working on solutions that acknowledge that fact.