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What Myth Do You Want To Kill Today?

Jun 19, 2009, 14:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Sigh...

"I think I want to run knitting needles through my eyes and brush my gums with a potato peeler.

"Look, we're going to knock this down right here, and for all time, unless of course it gets proven wrong. I doubt that it ever will. this is going to be Linux security 101 for people that you send here to get the real story on how it works. It's going to be told via mildly condescending story-telling techniques and simple analogies. It won't go into Guru depth but we'll drill far enough down and unpack it enough to make our point. Is that elitist? Sure it is, but we're already accused of that anyway.

"They haven't advanced the ball a bit by saying it.

"Securing an environment of Windows platforms from abuse - external or internal - is akin to trying to install sprinklers in a fireworks factory where smoking on the job is permitted...Gene Spafford."

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