Reflections on a DDoS Attack

In the past few months, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks being launched against large and small targets on the Internet.  For example, during the last 120 days, GoGrid, Telefonica, Register.com and The Planet all suffered...

Airport Security Theater

Bruce Schneier has written extensively on the airport security practices that have been implemented since the 9/11 attacks and for the most part, he views them as “security theater”. This term is used to describe security countermeasures that provide the feeling of improved...