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Security and Change (pt. 2): Black Swans

– Remember Y2K? It was the meltdown that never happened. Well, I have news for you. It could well have been a catastrophe. We really did avert it. I speak as someone who spent the Y2K weekend holed up at the Government’s command center in a nondescript building in downtown Washington, DC. From…

Security and Change (pt. 1): Blackouts

– My next three columns are about change, how change, whether it be accidental or intended, can affect security, and how security might impact change. This first column is about relatively commonplace events, such as power failures, snowstorms, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and floods. The second…