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I have started a collection of those silly "security" questions we're often required to set up for online accounts. They are often SO easy to guess, unless you use bogus answers. Which most people probably don't.

Got some more examples? Send them in! See the "About Insecurity Questions" page for details.
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Some thoughts on a better alternative to Level of Assurance  #identity #NSTIC
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Thoughts on a new messaging protocol for conveying all sorts of notifications
Every day, we receive many notifications. Some of these, such as tornado warnings, are very important and time-sensitive. Others, like notification of shipment of an order or a comment on a social ...
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https://altmode.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/motivating-smtp-over-tls/

Some thoughts on getting more deployment for transport-level encryption of email.
With the Snowden revelations that began a little over a year ago, many people started paying a lot more attention to what is being sent in the clear (unencrypted) over the Internet. One of the area...
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We could say the same for lots of protocols: IPv6, DNSSEC, and many others. That's largely what my proposal is about: creating business value for deployment. It's probably something the standards community needs to consider more, so that we can prioritize standardizing things that have a greater chance of broad deployment.
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More fun with DNSSEC: this time, signing my domain
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Trying to clarify the NSTIC/IDESG model of attribute and identity providers. #nstic #idesg  
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A summary of experiences solving a problem accessing the Social Security site via IPv6
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Video of my Ignite talk on notification management from #pii2014 now available: http://vimeo.com/114165401  #Nōtifs
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The beginning of this year's vacation journal - A less exotic trip than some past years, but quite a bit of fun.
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I took a tour of the Santa Clara County Traffic Operations Center earlier this week. Impressive facility; here's what I learned.
I recently attended a public meeting to discuss future plans for expressways in Santa Clara County. At that meeting, Dan Collen, the Deputy Director for Infrastructure Development, mentioned that t...
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Dipping my toe in the DNSSEC lake... #DNSSEC  
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It's not clear to me that government surveillance is more of a problem.
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Seem to me a lot of this is Madison Avenue technology and has been around for a while.
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Internet technologist, with an emphasis on security, identity, and privacy
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  • OneID, Inc
    Chief Security Officer, 2011 - 2013
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Distinguished Engineer, 1995 - 2011
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