Measurement Theory & Risk Posts You Should Read

by alex on August 20, 2010

These came across the SIRA mailing list. They were so good, I had to share: https://eight2late.wordpress.com/2009/07/01/cox%E2%80%99s-risk-matrix-theorem-and-its-implications-for-project-risk-management/ http://eight2late.wordpress.com/2009/12/18/visualising-content-and-context-using-issue-maps-an-example-based-on-a-discussion-of-coxs-risk-matrix-theorem/ http://eight2late.wordpress.com/2009/10/06/on-the-limitations-of-scoring-methods-for-risk-analysis/ Thanks to Kevin Riggins for finding them and pointing them out.

Dating and InfoSec

by adam on August 11, 2010

So if you don’t follow the folks over at OKCupid, you are missing out on some hot data. In case you’re not aware of it, OKCupid is: the best dating site on earth. Compiling our observations and statistics from the (…)

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Making it up so you don’t have to

by adam on August 9, 2010

If you don’t have time to develop a data-driven, business focused security strategy, we sympathize. It’s a lot of hard work. So here to help you is “What the fuck is my information security ‘strategy?’ “: Thanks, N!

New low in pie charts

by adam on August 6, 2010

It’s not just a 3d pie chart with lighting effects and reflection. Those are common. This one has been squished. It’s wider than it is tall. While I’m looking closely, isn’t “input validation” a superset of “buffer errors” “code injection” (…)

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Illogical Cloud Positivism

by alex on August 4, 2010

Last we learned, Peter Coffee was Director of Platform Research for salesforce.com. ┬áHe also blogs on their corporate weblog, CloudBlog, a blog that promises “Insights on the Future of Cloud Computing”. He has a post up from last week that (…)

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What They Know (From the WSJ)

by alex on August 4, 2010

Interesting interactive data app from the Wall Street Journal about your privacy online and what various websites track/know about you. http://blogs.wsj.com/wtk/ Full disclosure, our site uses Mint for traffic analytics.