B.S. in Best Practices

Have you ever sat in a meeting with auditors or other third party professionals who will include the phrase “best practices” in their argument or report? I have no idea how many times security practitioners have tossed this phrase about to bolster their position. I’ve read that phrase countess times in articles published by reputable… Read More

Hello World

Anyone who understands software development, understands the significance of those two words. I’ve been on hiatus it seems from blogging. Not by choice really, but due to an ISP induced hiatus. Don’t get me started on how agitated I am about my new service provider AT&T. Whoops! I said it. In a nutshell, it turns… Read More

Laws of Power – 46

Never appear too perfect: Appearing better than others is always dangerous, but most dangerous of all is to appear to have no faults or weaknesses. Envy creates silent enemies. It is smart to occasionally display defects, and admit to harmless vices, in order to deflect envy and appear more human and approachable. Only gods and… Read More