A weekly summary of what I’ve been doing elsewhere on the internets, one day late and without a picture. I find it hard to get excited about creating these posts, but I suppose they’re useful.
- Patch Monday episode 100, “Cybersecurity: past, present and future”. A conversation with Dr Paul Nielsen director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, parent of CERT.
- Siemens commits “basic security errors”: Byres, CSO, 8 August 2011.
- The real cyber criminals are no lolling matter, ABC Drum Opinion, 8 August 2011.
- LulzSec, WikiLeaks, Murdoch: hacking’s fourth wave, CSO, 8 August 2011. A somewhat longer article based on the interview with Dr Paul Nielsen.
- Polymorphic threats cause pain for traditional anti-virus: Symantec, CSO, 9 August 2011.
- LinkedIn pulls a Facebook-like swifty on ‘social advertising’, Crikey, 11 August 2011.
- Sorry too hard a word for LinkedIn over privacy faux pas, Crikey, 12 August 2011.
- Five lessons from LinkedIn’s opt-out stupidity , CSO, 12 August 2011.
Most of my day-to-day observations are on my high-volume Twitter stream, and random photos and other observations turn up on my Posterous stream. The photos also appear on Flickr, where I eventually add geolocation data and tags.