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trolltechs-greenphone

Trolltech announced their Greenphone today. It is a development worth watching for those of us in the wireless application development space.

tsa-worker-sentenced-for-falsifying-reports

According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Robert Wilson, 51, of Ellenwood, Ga. will be doing four months in federal prison for falsifying records.

From about November 2004 to January 2005, Wilson filed at least eight inspection reports with TSA that contained false information. For example, Wilson falsely claimed that he inspected gates that were in fact closed and inaccessible due to construction. Wilson also falsely reported that he had made an inspection of an airline to ensure its compliance with security regulations. Wilson also falsely reported that he performed some inspections with TSA employees who, according to time and attendance records, were not on duty at the time.

two-factor-for-foodies

Consider how much stronger this form of two-factor authentication for access to a "private club is over single-factor authentication:

incentive-plan-for-an-information-security-team

It has occurred to me that you could develop an interesting incentive program for an information security team, assuming that you believe a couple of data points (or can come up with your own) and your primary concern is a data breach. In my opinion, security people are all too often incented only to maintain security - not to optimize the investment in security. Interests need to be aligned.

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