Tag Archives: humor

Jacka’s Most Interesting and Geeky Auditor

If you’re in the mood for auditor humor (is that an oxymoron?), the IIA’s Mike Jacka has something for you.

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Diagram of Typical IT Audit

I found a great graphic that documents the main steps in a typical IT audit. If you don’t find this funny, please tell me why. Check it out here.

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A Few Good Posts

Whether you’re new to this blog or not, you might have missed a few good posts. Here’s some links and short descriptions.

Schneier’s Security Trade-offs – Security expert Bruce Schneier’s 5 questions for assessing the security process of anything.

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Most Popular Posts

I was reviewing my blog stats and noticed that posts regarding employment and interviewing were¬†my all-time most popular posts. At first, this surprised me, but as I thought about the economy and how many people (including myself) were laid off, it made sense. Here’s my most popular posts to-date:

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System Down + Humor – Calls = :)

Having a system go down is no laughing matter. But if you’re going to notify your users, why not do it with a little humor? It will work as long as you don’t flash the message too often.

I received the following pop-up message below from Yahoo today.

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Blowfish Bruce-Forced

Bruce Schneier’s Blowfish encryption algorithm was mangled again on the Fox show 24. According to Schneier’s Crypto-Gram blog, the show claims that Schneier put a backdoor in the algorithm. Based on reader comments on the Crypto-Gram blog, people will believe anything said on TV (or posted on the ‘net).

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