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BeyondCorp is Google’s rethink of corporate IT security

Here’s the white paper (pdf). WSJ blurbs for slightly different details. This longer form post from 2013 includes two USENIX talks from LISA 2013. Not everyone works at Google’s scale, or with Google’s money, of course. Another search phrase for this is “zero trust networking”

Written by Ry Jones

9 July 2015 at 23:57

Posted in Tech

Which is it?

From the front page of news.com. The articles are right next to each other – no editing needed.
Confused

Written by Ry Jones

31 January 2014 at 7:00

Posted in Tech

It kills me

I see some puff piece like this and there’s no ticker symbol next to Sun Microsystems. eBay survived and fucking Sun bit it. I may not bleed purple but I really enjoyed my time in NSPG and the products we worked on.

Written by Ry Jones

28 January 2014 at 7:00

Posted in Tech

X^Z would be proud

Tim pointed out in a comment on my previous post the existence of the W33 artillery shell, which (in a section headed Disinformation) is supposedly a double gun design: you fire the shell from a gun, then it fires two guns to detonate. Yo, dawg.

Written by Ry Jones

18 December 2013 at 15:01

Posted in Tech

Talk to me about ELVIS

Working in NSPG at Sun was a great joy. Scott stuck Sun’s finger in the eye of ITAR for a while; in the end, we gave up.

Written by Ry Jones

10 May 2013 at 12:00

Posted in RKBA, Tech

Lead lined wallets, anyone?

Written by Ry Jones

24 April 2013 at 20:10

Posted in Tech

Delta between luxury cars and plebeian ones

Wired talks about the number of radars and lightbulbs (0) in the newest Mercedes. It isn’t all fit and finish; I like the auto follow and lane minder.

Written by Ry Jones

7 December 2012 at 5:59

Posted in Tech

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