[funsec] "Perspective: Wresting free from a software straitjacket"

Fergie fergdawg at netzero.net
Fri Dec 1 14:48:33 CST 2006


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- -- "Young, Keith" <Keith.Young at montgomerycountymd.gov> wrote:

>>From Paul Vixie:
>> http://news.com.com/2010-1002_3-6139456.html?part=rss&tag=2547-1_3-0-5 
>
>Exactly. When did we, the security community, stop believing in the
>K.I.S.S. principle and start believing in the "buy the latest
>IDS/IPS/firewall/enpoint-security/data-leak-protection/patching/vulnerab
>ility-scanner/harddrive-encryption/anti-malware/log-correlation/etc/etc/
>etc/etc" principle that we are poorly implementing today? 
>

When the Internet stopped being a science project, and people
started building businesses around it. The same snake-oil elsewhere
in the business world leaks into cyberspace, too -- along with all
of the other crapola. :-)

- - ferg

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