Archive for the 'Security' Category

Security Implications of Hybrid Hard Drives

Friday, October 20th, 2006

A hybrid hard drive (HHD) is a device that combines a standard drive with a significant amount of non-volatile Flash memory. In 2005, a Samsung press release annouced they would team with Microsoft to develop such a device. The result appears to be the Samsung FlashON drive (with 2Gbytes of Flash) specifically for Microsoft Vista. […]

Net Neutrality

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Ed Felten has posted a paper called Nuts and Bolts of Network Neutrality. It provides just enough technical details of the Internet to nicely cover the policy issues of network neutrality.

Network Defense articles

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Rik Farrow maintains an archive of the pre-copy-edited versions of his (and those co-authored by Richard Power) Network Defense articles for Network Magazine from July 1997 to April 2004. As a collection, they represent an interesting snapshot of history of network security.

Mapping the Internet

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

The other day, I attended a talk by Bill “Ches” Cheswick of Lumeta at the Princeton Joint Chapter of the ACM and IEEE Computer Society. If you haven’t seen him give a talk and you have the opportunity to do so, I recommend it. His style is quite entertaining. He co-authored the book Firewalls and […]