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Security Diagram and SOX Space Lazer

I recently found a Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Space Lazer (sic) on a network security diagram. No kidding. The following items also appeared:

  • Interstate 495
  • Wang 5000
  • Batphone
  • Peanut butter
  • Printer of evil
  • Gene Hackman
  • Automated Retirement Party Flyer Generation Appliance

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SOX on Trial?

David S. Hilzenrath, of the Washington Post, writes:

    The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to consider a challenge to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the centerpiece of the government’s response to the watershed accounting scandals at Enron and Worldcom. Continue reading

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Schneier’s Security Trade-offs

Bruce Schneier has 5 questions for assessing security and the trade-offs that are made during the assessment process.

  1. What assets are you trying to protect?
  2. What are the risks to these assets?
  3. How well does the security solution mitigate those risks?
  4. What other risks does the security solution cause?
  5. What trade-offs does the security solution require?

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