Naming things is hard – Microsoft’s Core problem

There are 2 hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-1 errors. https://twitter.com/secretGeek/status/7269997868 Microsoft are changing the name of the next iteration of .Net – what was .Net 5.0 is now .Net Core 1.0, and like Rick Strahl, I like the idea, but I’m not find of the timing. Although, as it’s … More Naming things is hard – Microsoft’s Core problem

The zeroeth rule of network security: don’t trust your users

I realise, when I talked about the three rules of network security, and the fourth about encryption, I forgot the most important part of security practice: people. We know people are a weak point. Watch “Mr. Robot”, watch “The Real Hustle” or “Catch Me If You Can”, or read this to understand that “It only … More The zeroeth rule of network security: don’t trust your users