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Petabytes On the Cheap

July 21, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

It turns out you can create a single chassis that contains around 67 terabytes in it for $7,867. That’s pretty incredible...It almost doesn’t make any cost sense to outsource your storage to the cloud with those cost savings.

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Some Possible Insights into Geo-Economics of Security

July 21, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

Buying a certificate to allow for transport security is a good idea if you’re worried about man in the middle attacks. But when you’re in another country where the cost of running your website is a significant investment compared to the United States, suddenly the fees associated with the risks are totally lopsided...

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Effectiveness of User Training… and Security Products in General

March 17, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

It’s not every day I come across real wisdom in research but I saw a link yesterday to So Long, And No Thanks for the Externalities: The Rational Rejection of Security Advice by Users which is a research paper written by one of the guys at Microsoft. There are some amazingly choice quotes in there, like

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Pssst… For A Cup of Coffee, I’ll Say Your Cloud Is Secure

January 05, 2010 from: AEON Security Blog

In an article entitled “Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder Richard Stallman” [1] the context couldn’t have been worded better:“It’s stupidity. It’s worse than stupidity: it’s a marketing hype campaign” … “Somebody is saying this is inevitable – and whenever you hear somebody saying that, it’s very likely...

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