I wish I had a playlist from the audiophiles on Slashdot. I've heard what music is bad, I really want to know what is good.
I've started looking at Root and Intermediate CAs country of origin, and found that a lot of the big name guys don't actually reside within the US, and the Intermediate one might be in a different country. Really whenever inspecting a certificate within a browser, it might be a good idea for the interfaces to put pictures of little flags next to each one as to better identify their source.
GNU's Not Unix!
I always held the philosophy that security starts with the network. If a custom or legacy solution needs to be roped off, then what's the problem? Almost anything can be mitigated.
Then write some custom software/scripts to allow those functions to pass through to the parent machine. SysAdmin isn't meant to be a walk through the park. Use a little bit of ingenuity to make the workflow smooth.
It's worth noting that this service is for the United Kingdom. Robot lawyers or systems that give you legal advise based on questions the application asks you are illegal or fall on very shaky grounds.
He could have gotten the price down cheaper if he just wrote it all with machine code and created his own chips by doing photolithography at his workstation.
Get them an iPad
It's called unearned income
Yeah, I trust:
# openssl rand -base64 100
A lot more than some website I really know nothing about.
A better idea would be to ask people willing to volunteer and work as a special team to tackle the problem rather than arbitrarily keep everyone there. Offer overtime pay or some sort of bonus or stock option to those who stay and join the team, thereby only keeping the ones that really want to be there on the task.
Remember C:\PROGRA~1\ ??
If only there were a universal protocol that ties people to a domain name and can allow them to send messages between each other. Maybe a few set of protocols as well, one for chat, like an Internet Relay Chat, and another one being a Simple Mail Transport Protocol.
Nobody wants to publish standards anymore, they just want to create their own shitty infrastructure based around obscurity.
How many QA engineers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? 3: 1 to screw it in and 2 to say "I told you so" when it doesn't work.