As 2015 winds down to a close, I reflect on what 2015 brought IT.
New Mac OS X Means New Tricks...
Wow, who abducted our Windows 10 assumptions and left this smooth running and easy-to-use Operating System in their place?
The Cloud is mighty! All Hail the Cloud, The Slayer of PCs!
Windows 8 was envisioned as a desktop OS capable of fighting the consumers' fling with Tablets. Now that the war is against Tablets AND PC's, can Windows 10 draw consumers to it?
This will be a quick post about the changing times and how, with the purchase of a large-scale media company, the death of free speech is ever nearing.
Traenk mulls over his ethical hacking job and remote access technologies. Does user convenience make unseen threats more real?
No matter what the need, few security organizations are as dedicated to helping us InfoSec Pros as SANS.
Long ago, Traenk read about new attacks, attacks modeled after biological attacks. Those were viruses; what new comes?
Two Grandfather clocks--what can you do with those? How high-tech are those?
Vulnerability Analysis is deceptively easy. Security Red Teaming requires more than that.
It's very easy, after reading "The Snappening" Snapchat security breach news, to determine fault lies with users. It would be very easy and convenient to blame the leak not on the leakers, but on the users who sent sexually explicit materials to friends, lovers and strangers. This conclusion is easy to draw yet, it only skims the surface of the true issue at hand.
Whatever you think of the materials leaked, the larger issue at play in "The Snappening" is how the public relates to, understands and uses public Internet architectures. If anything, "The Snappening" should serve as a beacon call for greater Internet security practice enlightenment.
In this version of "How the Internet Works" we cover public Cloud architectures and the need for increased Internet security practices learning.