"O divine art of subtlety and secrecy!
Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence hold the enemy's fate in our hands."
-- Sun Tzu, The Art of War, c. 500bc
Sun Tzu said it best. I am your run of the mill security engineering geek that likes to break things. Well more to the point, I like to prevent others from being able to break things.
I dislike the FUD people sling around about how any one piece of software or their OS can completely secure the world. Security is a process and not a product, and should be treated as such. I think General Patton said it best when he said:
“Fixed fortifications are monuments to man’s stupidity.”
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