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deperimeterization

Over on Not Bad for a Cubicle, Thurston has a post discussing deperimeterization and the recent Jericho Forum meeting he attended.
I think my favorite quote of the day came from Nick Bleech, CSO of Rolls-Royce, who said, “Deperimeterization is happening. It’s not a strategy, it’s an ‘-ization.’ It’s like globalization–it’s happening.”

finding-ebay-phishers-through-reverse-social

Here's one of those "of course, now that I see it, it makes perfect sense" ideas: Finding Ebay fraudsters through social networks. Track who has given positive feedback to scammers. Whoever else they have given positive feedback is probably a scammer too.

firewalls-and-immigration

I've been a bit surprised by the lack of discussion amongst security bloggers about the immigration bills being batted about in Congress. I don't want to start any flame wars about the definition of 'amnesty' or anything, I just think that the community could help keep the country from spending an insane amount of (borrowed) money on a "security" fence along the Mexican border.

google-corporate-blog-hacked-again

While I'm here, here is a quicky: Google's blog has been hacked again

from-the-what-goes-around-comes-around-dept

The AP is reporting that a laptop in a stolen car contained personal information on alledged identity thiefs:

Many of the people whose data were compromised were being investigated for possible fraud and identity theft, said Joel Winston, associate director of the FTC's Division of Privacy and Identity Theft Protection.

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