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Frequently Asked Questions - Kudos, Opinions and Rants

Questions:

Q: Another Surprise for Spaf
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Q: Initial Thoughts on the RSA 2015 Conference
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Q: Buy a book for entertainment and for charity
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Q: What is wrong with all of you? Reflections on nude pictures, victim shaming, and cyber security
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Q: Patching is Not Security
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Q: Thoughts on the RSA Conference, Boycotts, and Babes
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Q: Telling the Future, Looking at the Past: A Few Short Items
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Q: We’re Out of Balance
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Q: Happy Anniversary—Bang My Head Against A Wall
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Q: On Student Projects, Phoenix, and Improving Your IT Operations
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Q: Gene Schultz, R. I. P.
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Q: Bullies, Pirates and Lulz
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Q: An old canard reappears (sort of)
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Q: What About the Other 11 Months?
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Q: Odds & Ends
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Q: Still no sign of land
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Q: More customer disservice—This time, Facebook
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Q: A Cynic’s Take on Cyber Czars and 60-day Reports
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Q: Do we need a new Internet?
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Q: A Modest Proposal
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Q: Customer (dis)service
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Q: Follow-up on the CA Hack
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Q: A Serious Threat to Online Trust
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Q: Word documents being used in new attacks
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Q: Rethinking computing insanity, practice and research
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Q: Failures in the Supply Chain
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Q: Presidential Politics
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Q: Barack Obama, National Security and Me, Take II
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Q: Centers of Academic .... Adequacy
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Q: Who ya gonna call?
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Q: Barack Obama, National Security, and Me
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Q: Virtualization Is Successful Because Operating Systems Are Weak
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Q: Confusion of Separation of Privilege and Least Privilege
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Q: Another untimely passing
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Q: Looking for Trustworthy Alternatives to Adobe PDFs
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Q: Legit Linux Codecs In the U.S.
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Q: Solving some of the Wrong Problems
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Q: Some comments on Copyright and on Fair Use
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Q: Spaf Gets Interviewed
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Q: What did you really expect?
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Q: This Week at CERIAS
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Q: Cyberwar
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Q: Fun video
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Q: Items In the news
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Q: Complexity, virtualization, security, and an old approach
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Q: More JavaScript Browser Attacks…  Meanwhile (ISC)2 Requires JavaScript, and All Is Well
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Q: Think OpenOffice is the solution?  Think again.
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Q: Irony and DHS
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Q: Google 419, Part II
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Q: Google learning from the Nigerians?
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Q: The gutting of cybersecurity
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Q: This Week at CERIAS
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Q: “Verified by VISA” Issues
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Q: More on passwords
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Q: Quicktime flaw on Macs brings out the crazies
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Q: I told you so
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Q: What security push?
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Q: The Vulnerability Protection Racket
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Q: On standard configurations
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Q: Surprise, Microsoft Listed as Most Secure OS
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Q: Do Open Source Devs Get Web App Security?  Does Anybody?
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Q: Stuck in a Rut—Still
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Q: As if we needed more evidence that register_globals is bad
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Q: 2007: The year of the 9,999 vulnerabilities?
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Q: Security Vigilantes Becoming Small-Time Terrorists
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Q: Interesting reading
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Q: Are You Still E-mailing Word documents?
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Q: On Opinion, Jihad, and E-voting
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Q: Community Comments & Feedback to Security Absurdity Article
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Q: The Dilbert Blog: Electronic Voting Machines
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Q: Who do you trust?
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Q: So you think AJAX and Web 2.0 are all that and a bag of chips
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Q: OSCON 2006: Where’s the Security?
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Q: The biggest mistake of Myspace
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Q: Reporting Vulnerabilities is for the Brave
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Q: Re:  Security Absurdity
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Q: What is Higher Education’s Role in Regards to ID Theft?
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Q: Useful Awareness Videos
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Q: Using Virtual Machines to Defend Against Security and Trust Failures
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Q: Didn’t we learn anything from WarGames?
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Q: Managing Web Browser risks with the NoScript extension
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