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Tag Archives: National Security Agency

Snowden’s Unknown Cache

– While it was not entirely unexpected, it did come as a shock to read that the National Security Agency (NSA) may never know the full extent of the information that Booz Allan contractor Edward Snowden stole. In a front page article in The New York Times of December 15, 2013, with the title…

Normative Cyber Security

– Joel Brenner’s new book, America the Vulnerable – Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare (The Penguin Press, 2011), is another book of the genre of Richard Clarke’s several volumes of non-fiction, such as his most recent book, published with Robert Knake, Cyber…

Is the End-User to Blame for the Lack of Security?

– I recently read James Bamford’s book The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America, which, as the subtitle suggests, is a history and an exposé of the NSA (National Security Agency). It is certainly a book that should be read by privacy advocates and those…