Sunday, October 19, 2008

Three from Bruce Schneier

If Vinod Khosla is my favorite VC of the year, then Bruce Schneier is my favorite security expert. He's done more to separate the truth of security from theater than anyone (with the possible exception of Penn Gilette, who comes at the problem from the theater side). Here are three great links from his blog this past week:

Bruce makes it through airport security with the most rudimentary measures and a reporter from the Atlantic.
“Counter­terrorism in the airport is a show designed to make people feel better,” he said. “Only two things have made flying safer: the reinforcement of cockpit doors, and the fact that passengers know now to resist

The laundromat that brought down the IRA.

The (ever-growing) maxims of security from the folks at Argonne

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