Which Comes First, Trust or Security?
apr 12, 2016
Security enables trust; trust enables security. It is a dichotomy. When I was teaching Learning Tree’s System and Network Security Introduction, an online participant asked my opinion on the FBI-Apple case (the FBI hadn’t dropped it, yet). We discussed some of the issues, and the conversation quickly turned to trust. We both agreed that the […]
Why a Bitcoin Bank?
jun 9, 2014
I have to confess that I just don’t get Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies. I don’t mean the cryptographic part of it, I do understand how it works. And Silk Road and its replacements demonstrate the utility. But I don’t get why so many people use it the way they do. Cryptocurrency today seems to […]