Lazy Sunday, Lazy Linking

by alex on December 12, 2010

Hey, remember when blogging was new and people would sometimes post links instead of making “the $variable Daily” out of tweets?  Well even though I’m newschool with the security doesn’t mean I can’t kick it oldschool every so often.  So here are some links I thought you might enjoy, probably worth discussion and review even if I don’t have time to blog about how I think about the topics discussed in the context of Information Security.

GUNNAR PETERSON GIVES GOOD PDF

First, in case you haven’t read Gunnar’s article “Reference Monitor For The Internet Of Things (.pdf)” in the latest IQT Quarterly, you really should.  Gunnar smart, Alex head hurt.

CHECKLISTS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPLODING AIRBUS ENGINES

The Daily Speculations Blog has an interesting link/blog/discussion about the recent Quantas Airbus problems.   What caught me especially was this point – “Over-riding systematic considerations in favour of discretionary controls”. The actual interview they link to is here.

SOMETHING NICELY DONE DISCUSSING PRO’S & CON’S OF BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS

Here’s an article in FundStrategy webzine called “DefiesLogic” that discusses behavioral economics, biases, market actors and so forth. Ben Hunt (the author) seems a little down on (or at least wants to curb the enthusiasm over) Behavioral Economics.  I’m OK identifying the limitations of any applied tool.

NOT RELATED – GOOGLE CHROME

The “computer guy” part of me finds Google Chrome to be interesting.  The “security management / risk guy” in me thinks the platform has  fascinating potential.  Here’s the TechCrunch review of the new laptops.

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH INFOSEC BUT I LAUGHED

Awkward Pregnancy Photos.

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