"If it ain't broke" - Antifragile and Information Security
- — Jan. 14, 2013, 10:47 p.m.
Jez Humble's "Continuous Delivery" blog, while not directly speaking to IT Security professionals, often captures some incredibly salient points. His brief analysis of Nassim Talib's concept of "antifragile" is, I believe, is a must read (as is the book). While security tends to look for stability and robustness, it turns out these are (potentially) bad things...Read the full article
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.