[Full-disclosure] Making Security Suck Less
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Thu Dec 16 07:46:28 GMT 2010
"Now not everything about the old security model is bad. Personally, I
really like the Zen feel of it. It's like raking the fine, white,
beach sand into those concentric lines and around rocks and dead fish
and stuff. It's very Zen. Then as the tide rises, the wind blows, and
Frisbees get badly thrown you have to do it all over again in a very
Zen way like this: Install. Harden. Configure. Patch. Scan. Patch
again. Update. Re-configure. Scan. Patch again. Uninstall. Re-install.
Configure. And then you do it all over again! With so much Zen
practice it's hard not to become a Master of the security repeat
cycle. But you know what else is Zen? NOT doing that. It's less
stressful to maintain an existing balance between operations,
limitations, and controls then running around and putting out fires."
This is from my new article called, "Making Security Suck Less" you
can read finished at:
There's some more, new articles reviewing the OSSTMM and the new
security model at InfoSec Island here:
Pete Herzog - Managing Director - pete at isecom.org
ISECOM - Institute for Security and Open Methodologies
www.isecom.org - www.osstmm.org
www.hackerhighschool.org - www.badpeopleproject.org
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