Aug 2021 Newsletter from Seiretto Ltd
 
https://www.seiretto.co.uk/
 

Good Morning!

In this newsletter:
- Excellent read about security and the Internet
- Has Berners Lee lost the plot?
- Technology being used where its just not necessary.

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Excellent read about security and the Internet
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If you are in any way involved with security of software/websites/networks then this will be of interest to you.

A free online book:
   Computer Security and the Internet: Tools and Jewels by Paul C. van Oorschot 

You will find the book here in PDF format:
https://people.scs.carleton.ca/~paulv/toolsjewels.html

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Has Tim Berners Lee lost the plot?

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Tim Berners Lee has gotten us to this point online, but to be drawn into NFTs just feels wrong:
https://www.theregister.com/2021/06/16/world_wide_web_nft_tim_berners_lee_auction/

Or does he have a point/insight into NFTs and where they are going, maybe we are missing something?

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Technology being used where its just not necessary.
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New technology is now used in all walks of life from essential medical life saving equipment to home front-door locks.  When these items fail they can create great hardship or even death.  Read more:
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2021/06/vulnerabilities-in-weapons-systems.html

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