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How To Build A Comprehensive Security Architecture
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11/11/2016 | 8:32:10 AM
Two Keys to Cybersecurity
1. Ball point pen -- or ?

We used to authenticate documents with our signature on paper, generally using  ball point pen

what method do we use on digital documents?

there won't be any progress until we generally adopt digital signatures.   these are necessary to provide for verification of identity on digital documents -- such as -- e/mails,   forms 1040,   etc

we have traditional services that verify identities: banks, credit unions, DMV offices, Notary/Public, ---

we need to have these serivces offer also verification of PGP signatures and x.509 certificates.

 

2. secure operating software

we must insist on secure operating software.    a secure o/s is one which will not permit itself to be updated with un-authorized programming -- and which protects its applications and data from un-authorized access.

 

the path is clear and marked but it is mainly an economic and administrative problem: the technology is available.   not perfect -- but -- we have much better options available to us and we can continue to improves on these.

 


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