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Chasing the Long Tail of Fine-grained Authorization

by Homan Farahmand  |  February 9, 2016

Coarse-grained and fine-grained authorization are similar to classic and quantum physics in many ways. One studies the larger objects and the other deals with subatomic particles. With what scientists know...

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The Great Firewall of Brussels

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2015

Visiting Beijing last week, I found a surprisingly modern and comfortable city, but I was frustrated that I couldn’t Facebook my experiences in real time, because the government blocks access...

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Are your kids ready for the SaaS puppy?

by Jay Heiser  |  June 4, 2015

Letting the line of business get a SaaS application is like giving your kids a puppy for Christmas. Hopefully, the new pet will provide a maturing experience, in which your youngsters learn...

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"The Interview" wasn't so bad

by Jay Heiser  |  January 9, 2015

I put my money where my mouth was, and took my wife on a date last week. I'm sure that we were not the only people who saw The Interview out of a...

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Sonys and Targets and Heartbleeds! Oh My!

by Ben Tomhave  |  January 9, 2015

Now that we can soundly close the book on 2014, it's perhaps a good time to take a quick think back as we consider our best path forward. 2014 was...

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Sony Sued For Losing Unprotectable Data

by Jay Heiser  |  December 18, 2014

The gist of a new lawsuit against Sony is that by failing to adequately protect social security numbers, they have doomed former employees to a lifetime of credit fraud. "The class-action...

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All Your Phone Books Are Belong To Us

by Jay Heiser  |  October 6, 2014

The blogosphere and the punditerati are all in a tizzy this week with the titillating news that a major financial services firm has reported that a bunch of their services were...

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Doctor, it hurts when I do this

by Jay Heiser  |  August 4, 2014

C: we are concerned about putting our email into the cloud. J: why? C: Somebody might look at it.  J: Somebody can already look at it, even when you do...

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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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Trusting SaaS With Your Data, eh?

by Erik Heidt  |  June 19, 2014

Two significant SaaS data loss events is short order... May 6th, dedoose.com, a SaaS solution for qualitative research announced a major data loss event and today (June 19) codespaces.com announced that they...

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