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5/4/2015 | 2:03:42 PM
privacy over the internet
Hi madam Lorie Wigle


I really understand your concern about privacy and all the things that happens because of the lack of privacy and sexurity in the Internet , but we as humans we are a social being, we need to live with others, we need to share our thoughts with other humans, so it is gonna be a big problem also if there is a 100% privacy in internet

thanks for the post madam
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5/4/2015 | 4:20:31 PM
Grok Your Org's Ecosystem
There is this strange outlook by some that InfoSec deals only with datacenters and desktops, and that the lonely hooded cybercriminal working from a dirty basement is the archetype.  Nothing could be further from the truth. 

The power of encryption cannot be over-emphasized, especially in light of all the points you make regarding the wide variety of devices out there, some part of the "inner circle", some outside of the that spider web of firewalls.  Especially in the healthcare setting, devices roll around, stay with patients, are exposed to the public every day and some are potential pipelines to bigger and more relevant data to criminal elements looking for a way in.  Layer upon layer of encryption from the hard drives, to the operating system, to the applications and then the channels those apps talk on - all encrypted, all using different types of keys.  This could save your butt the day that one device "walks" off somewhere, and it was the device that had connections back to the database, or some other form entry to the coveted inner circle. 

LowTech security is also an option, in case InfoSec architects forget that locks, strategic placement of high-risk movable devices, and patrolling sets of eyes on critical data items are all part of the job, too.  Not everything can be secured through encryption and firewalls. 

I think being able to see the whole infrastructure, picture the entire ecosystem of data from hardcopy (ugh) to digital should be the goal of every InfoSec engineer; knowing all your interfaces, inputs and outputs and the state of data at any given step in the workflow makes for better implemented security for that data.
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5/6/2015 | 3:36:09 PM
Re: Grok Your Org's Ecosystem

Good points about not just lone cybercriminals vs. datacenters, but the value of encryption especially for portable/moveable devices, remembering low-tech physical security and especially maintaining a holistic situational awareness of the systems security state in design and operation. We are working hard to bring Intel Security technology and the McAfee infrastructure to bear on IoT and I'm confident with the help of professionals like yourself we'll be able to make security a foundational element.

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5/6/2015 | 5:06:04 PM
Re: Grok Your Org's Ecosystem
Lori,

Since 2013 I've been curiously watching for a formal documentation set from the Security Fabric Program.  Is that what you are referring to?  I first heard of that initiative when reading up on smart grid security.

Cheers.
Ilya Geller
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5/5/2015 | 10:41:42 AM
The Era of Absolute Privacy is coming! No need in cookies or browsing history anymore.
The Era of Absolute Privacy is coming! No need in cookies or browsing history anymore.
I discovered and patented how to structure any data: Language has its own Internal parsing, indexing and statistics. For instance, there are two sentences:
a) 'Fire!'
b) 'Dismay and anguish were depicted on every countenance; the males turned pale, and the females fainted; Mr. Snodgrass and Mr. Winkle grasped each other by the hand, and gazed at the spot where their leader had gone down, with frenzied eagerness; while Mr. Tupman, by way of rendering the promptest assistance, and at the same time conveying to any persons who might be within hearing, the clearest possible notion of the catastrophe, ran off across the country at his utmost speed, screaming 'Fire!' with all his might.'
Evidently, that the phrase 'Fire!' has different importance into both sentences, in regard to extra information in both. This distinction is reflected as the phrase weights: the first has 1, the second – 0.02; the greater weight signifies stronger emotional 'acuteness'.
First you need to parse obtaining phrases from clauses, for sentences and paragraphs.
Next, you calculate Internal statistics, weights; where the weight refers to the frequency that a phrase occurs in relation to other phrases.
After that data is indexed by common dictionary, like Webster, and annotated by subtexts.
This is a small sample of the structured data:
this - signify - <> : 333333
both - are - once : 333333
confusion - signify - <> : 333321
speaking - done - once : 333112
speaking - was - both : 333109
place - is - in : 250000
To see the validity of technology - pick up any sentence.

Do you have a pencil?

All other technologies depend on spying, on quires, on SQL, all of them, finding statistics. See IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo? Apache Hadoop and NoSQL? My technology is the only one that obtains statistics from texts themselves.
Being structured information will search for users based on their profiles of structured data. Each and every user can get only specifically tailored for him information: there is no any privacy issue, nobody ever will know what the user got and read.
My technology exploits the Laws of Nature, which determine the inner construction of all Languages: I came from Analytic Philosophy, from Internal Relations Theory.

There is no sense to waste money spying on Internet anymore! For what? No commercial purpose.


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