Tom Hollingsworth and Jack Daniel discussed the biggest challenge in becoming a part of the security community today: agreeing to disagree. One of the negative aspects of social media and hyper connectivity is the new frame of mind that people have a position and will fight and shout for it without compromise. While that does have a time and place, it is not contributing to a healthy debate in the security community or other technology communities either.
Confidentiality, integrity, and availability are the traditional needs that need to be balanced in security according to business need. But Ben Tomhave argues that with the advent of the cloud, availability is often assumed to be at near 100% all the time, and has subsequently moved to a purely operation consideration. It’s an interested dissection of this infosec staple.