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Balancing Security, Privacy and Secrecy

– Recently, I read the National Security column, “We Need More Secrecy: Why government transparency can be the enemy of liberty,” by David Frum in the May 2014 issue of The Atlantic magazine. It reminded me that I had proposed adding the word “secrecy” to the title of a 2009 book that I…

Being Evil versus Doing Harm

– Mea culpa. …. Craig Heath rightly states that the Google motto is “Don’t be evil” and not “Do no harm,” as I had misquoted in my column “Google Doing Harm.” Unfortunately I was guilty of taking my quote from another Web posting rather than from an…

What is Russell Handorf’s Secret?

– Russell Handorf seems to have a secret that has been withheld from the ten other contributors to bloginfosec.  Russell himself may know this secret, although it’s quite possible that he does not.  However, should he know-or should someone else reading this column learn his secret-please…