Reading Rainbow: Episode 11

Windows has it’s place in today’s world. Here are some examples of places it is and really shouldn’t be. http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/29644

Many companies provide their employees with company cell phones. When text messaging is enabled a unique privacy issue develops regarding when the logs may be obtained. Techrepublic’s article explains how legality plays into this issue. http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/security/?p=490&tag=nl.e036

Which browser is most secure? Which is best ‘out of the box’? This article goes through three popular browsers and discusses their security issues and strengths. http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/…E+vs.+Safari+vs.+Firefox.htm

I recently re-discovered this set of web-radio shows and thought I would post the link. They don’t have a huge selection of shows currently, but the 40 or so that are posted are really top notch. I have recently been working through the series on the Linux Boot Process and cannot recommend it highly enough. http://hackerpublicradio.org/

Quantum physics applied to security. That’s right. By keeping track of the quantum states of photons researchers have found a way to make a cryptographically secure transmission. Any eaves dropper would alter the current state and would therefor destroy the transmission. http://www.economist.com/sci…fm?story_id=11703138

Think you know everything there is to know about information security? This quiz is nowhere near comprehensive, but does ask a few interesting questions. http://www.newsfactor.com/…00Q2H0VF&page=5

Net Perspective has recently created a blog section for their developers and designers. As an ex-employee, I recommend keeping up with this set of blogs as these individuals are some of the top in the industry. http://blog.net-perspective.com/

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I like computers... A lot. So I tend to spend a lot of time doing varied things with them. Often you'll find me playing with Python or PHP, fighting with operating systems, ranting about some off-the-wall concept, or preparing for zombies.
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