How To Add Virus Scanning to Linux
Isn’t Linux virus-free? By the classic meaning of “virus”, yes. But there is malware for Linux. But Shouldn’t We Worry? What about the more traditional sense of “virus” we worry about on Windows operating systems? What about the risk posed by hostile data hitting user platforms through e-mail, web, and removable media? To the extent […]
How to Build Resilience in Critical Infrastructure
Back to Chemistry Class No matter what area of engineering you study, chemistry will be involved. The whole world is made out of chemicals, after all. One of the more interesting sections of my chemistry classes was part of a semester on metallurgy. Some was what you would think of as classical chemistry: the proportions […]
Asimov Created Three Laws of Robotics, So How About Cyber Security?
Someone asked me why cyber security seems so vaguely defined. Surely there must be some standard set of laws like in Asimov’s fiction. No, not that I know of, but maybe I could help. In “I, Robot”, a 1950 collection of nine short stories, Isaac Asimov introduced his Three Laws of Robotics: 1: A robot may […]