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Defining Security

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A great post from W. Mark Brooks asks when did Information Security become IT Security? The point is very much in line with my triangle theory, that security...

Systems Engineering and Redundancy

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I posted this to ServerFault.com today. Folks loose site of requirements and systems engineering and it drives me batty. Here was my response to the guys que...

Open Source Security Professionals

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In economic times such as these it is imperative that architects and leads alike look beyond the glossy software catalog and instead to the web. In the past ...

Weekend Update

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What appears to be a world littered with twitter messages and facebook status message updates, I thought it appropriate to update those who care enough to re...

The Family at Work

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As we move into a fully connected world there is a bigger expectation that we allow intrusions into our personal lives. While it may be a blackberry or a pag...

Lexmark Drivers for Ubuntu/Debian

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Lexmark provides subpar Linux drivers for any distro, but Ubuntu/Debian is horrible. At work we moved from HP Printers to Lexmark. The situation reminds me o...

Error in Service Module

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If you are on a OpenSuSE or SuSE SLES/SLED machine and have recently mounted /var to a new parition, you might get the following error:

Here is a quarter

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I am a quarter way through my life. Assuming of course that I live to 100 years old, but that doesn’t seem unreasonable considering the rate of life expectan...