Interesting reading


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Interesting reading
« on March 5th, 2012, 11:27 AM »
This guy has a lot to say about security,

The most interesting one from my point of view so far has been this PDF:

What's more interesting is that there's very little there to surprise me, but it's confirmed a lot of what I've long suspected or known about user behaviour, and how broken the digital world really is.

And if you want a lesson in how to make a point thoroughly, is it. To wit: adding cryptography does not implicitly/inherently make something more secure. I love the way he makes that point.

And I LOVE how he explains why DRM is broken (unsolvable.pdf). I'm so glad that it isn't just me that bangs that drum because it bloody feels like it a lot.

There's many more articles on security there, some ranging from the more abstract like the ones I've linked, to rather more technical ones about cryptography and flaws in algorithms, which is interesting reading in itself if you're curious about that kind of thing.
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