Charles Herring's blog

Offense as Defense

Fuji torii
Offense best Defense Fencing

When rules restrain retaliation against inappropriate behavior lesser men are able to gain an advantage over greater men. I retell a story of how I tormented an honorable Marine that was ham-stringed by regulation and how the lessons I learned that night in a New Orleans bar can teach us something on when we should strike back against cybercriminals and state sponsored attacks.The Pentagon is currently seeking permission to strike against attackers and I explain why I support the proposal.

Password Day

Charles and Mai at Nanny's for Christmas
Digital Password Key

Password Day comes but twice a year and this year I've added a couple of new traditions to the celebration. I've crumbled and started using password management and am giving SMS authentication a whirl.

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