In the News
(Just in case you missed this publicity stunt...)
At first, this article irritated me... and I'm one that speaks regularly on the room we have to mature the profession. That said, it's a conversation starter, and this is in a HUGE publication.
Some of you speak at conferences, many aspire to. As you prepare, set aside the rockstar aspirations, and consider if your delivery would be a good representation of our profession to the general public.
"Developers of the vBulletin software package for website forums released a security patch Monday night, just hours after reports surfaced that a hack on the developers' site leaked password data and other sensitive information belonging to almost 480,000 subscribers.” - Followed by a mandatory password reset.
They're all about those certs.... no kidding.
Of Interest to Management
(This keeps coming in discussions)
Please take care in what 3rd party code you run from your website… worth a discussion.
Slightly Less Random
Hackers gonna hack, but why? Maybe Freud has the answer | Guardian Try to face palm gently, Mary (with a straight face) explains that, "hackers hack because of a cyber-sexual urge to penetrate."