SNS: The Real Security Problem: People


Volume 17, Issue 18
Week of May 5, 2014
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

In Case You Missed It…
SNS Members Making News

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 build-out of an extended Internet of Things with little or no security. Someone, please, stop the train. 

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