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Tag Archives: The Black Swan

iSuppli You, You Supply Me, and the Twain Shall Meet

– There have been quite a number of news articles of late in which the innards of the likes of the iPhone, HTC Droid Incredible phone and the Amazon Kindle were examined, mostly in relation to the cost of components adding up to more than the price of the device. In  many of these reports, the…

Do Security Professionals Create Security Breaches?

– “ … you’re either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem.” Eldridge Cleaver, 1968 The explanation for the 1000 point drop and bungee rebound in the Dow Jones on May 6, 2010 has been, and continues to be, the object of much scrutiny. Many explanations and combinations thereof…

The Volcano and Cyber Security

– We have all been following the eruptions of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano under the glacier in Southern Iceland and the resulting clouds of ash sweeping over much of Europe. The threat of volcanic ash seizing jet engines has already grounded tens of thousands of flights and affected millions of…