Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Something to Know - 8 April

Ben Sargent

1.  Gaining access to corporate corporate data networks does not have to be hight-tech geekiness.  As this article demonstrates, just piggy-back entry via a simple concept makes it easy.   It's obvious that this knowledge will ratchet up firewall protections where lazy network administration has fallen short:

2.  The CIA has engaged in questionable, illegal, and inhumane practices.  Okay, ya got that?  Being honest with the American Public is necessary in getting trust back in the game of government:

3.  When one endures suffering, real suffering, the resulting behavior pushes the envelope.  In some cases, it may push through the envelope.  David Brooks offers up what might happen:

The easy way to make money is to get special political privilege. From the beginning of time, business has cozied up to government and gotten restrictions on competition and subsidies and stuff.
--Charles Koch

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