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 SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 17, Issue 18 Week of May 5, 2014 

 

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The Real Security Problem:

People

 

 

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In This Issue

 

 

Feature:

The Real Security Problem: People

Bad News, Good News

The Target Effect: Another

NSA-Like Turning Point?

Citizens and Governments

Separating Privacy from Theft:

The EU's Challenge

A Different Reality

 

Quotes of the Week

 

Takeout Window

Arms and Opinions

Tesla Shares: Kimbal Musk

Sells 5k Units, Keeping 170K

 

Upgrades and Numbers

Tech Stocks Self-Divide

Tesla Numbers

 

Ethermail

 

In Case You Missed It...

SNS Members Making News

 

Upcoming SNS Events
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In Other House News...

How to Subscribe

May I Share This Newsletter?

About SNS

About the Publisher

Where's Mark?

 

 

 

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The Real Security Problem: People

 

The collapse of the old-style security firms that we predicted a few months ago is now well under way, with the largest of these talking publicly about the demise of their own model (see "Quotes of the Week"). The CEO of Target has been fired in the very first modern case of a corporate chief getting the axe over a security lapse. New bugs such as Heartbleed are so embedded in our systems that it will take years (if at all) to remove them, while we hasten the buildout of an extended Internet of Things with little or no security.

 

Someone, please, stop the train.

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