Mark Stanislav Security Presentations

I stumbled upon these two security presentations that I thought were noteworthy for various readers. Excellent backgrounders on some of the common exploits that go after websites and Linux systems. “It’s Just a Web Site”: How Poor Web Programming is Ruining Information Security View more presentations from Mark Stanislav Core Linux Security: 0-Day Isn’t Everything…

Gas prices rising: Why GOP won’t address real cause

Gas prices rising: Why GOP won’t address real cause. FINALLY! Someone discusses the real issue of gas prices. I think there is a portion of local station  price fixing as well because of both the crazy price adjustments during holidays and weekends, as well as the massive differences between cash and credit prices  gallon. This…

CA Resident’s Rights Resource List

Every US citzen has a right to know things about their government. Patch.com, a service I love, put together a nice resource list for citizens. ++++++ There are a host of free, easy-to-understand and useful resources for you to help you understand what you are entitled to under local and state and federal laws. Here…

IT Professional Career Enhancements

Looks like there was another IT industry survey has been performed, describing what skills enterprises consider important for their future,and what gaps exist on the job. I like this list because it reflects what others have said over the past five years. (Thanks CompTIA.) The biggest gaps were in the following areas: Networks infrastructure (LANs,…

Originally posted on expataussie:
One of my good friends ProfessorTom recently linked me to the following TED talk (if you don’t know about TED talks, you’re really missing out! They’re on YouTube and iTunes). Below the link are a few of my thoughts about it: Hopefully you can play the video, but the basic gist…