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2007.06.18 Daily Security Reading

by on Jun.18, 2007, under Security

The Evolution of Security (pdf)

What can nature tell us about how best to manage our risks?

Security Analogies Wiki

Dedicated to compiling good analogies used when explaining (computer) security matters.

Data Seepage – How to Give Attackers a Roadmap to Your Network

Robert Graham and David Maynor, the CEO and CTO of Errata Security. In this video they talk about how the days of widespread internet attacks are long gone. What’s more popular now are more directed or targeted attacks using a variety of different methods. This is where data seepage comes in. Unbeknownst to a lot of mobile professional’s laptops, PDAs, even cell phones can be literally bleeding information about a company’s internal network.

Piracy More Serious Than Bank Robbery?

Ars Technica covers NBC/Universal general counsel Rick Cotton who suggests that society wastes entirely too much money policing crimes like burglary, fraud, and bank-robbing, when it should be doing something about piracy instead.

Judge Orders TorrentSpy to Turn Over RAM!!

In an impressive example of the gap of understanding between legal officials and technology, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian found that a computer server’s RAM, or random-access memory, is a tangible document that can be stored and must be turned over in a lawsuit.

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