Rant

THIS is why we cannot have nice things.

Another morning. Another interaction with a third party. They have some high-value trigger words for me in their domain name....

Encryption. Everywhere.

After a week with more than the average number of conversations about SSL, TLS, Extended Validation, SNI, cyphers, and compliance...

Supercon what a padlock does not mean

Last night I saw an advertisement on the television. This starred a rocket pack wearing ring firing robot that was...

Organised Crime, lack of clue, and the Royal Mail

This week I read this article regarding gangs recruiting postal workers to obtain information from specific parties, or two specific...

An Olympian, fat cyclists and Lyrca ™

This week Sir Chris Hoy made a somewhat less than veiled statement during an interview in GQ. While he maintains...

Real People Don’t Care About Encryption

<rant> Amber Rudd – the Home Secretary appears to be talking about things she does not understand. I guess my...

A pain shared

This week I have been gaining a hell-of-a-lot of pleasure watching other engineers embrace the same pain. While it certainly...

Schrödinger’s Endpoint

The last 24 hours have been insightful. Another occurrence of stepping back, trying not to get angry, but at the...

Patching. Why it doesn’t happen.

The lines of amber on black monospace tick slowly up the screen. Each line looks give or take the same....

Time to let go.

A while back I lost a bunch of sleep over CentOS5 and gained a few more grey hairs in the...

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