Tag Archives: development

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0039: Open source security

Open source code – in the form of libraries and frameworks – plays an important role in much of today’s software development. But it’s not without its risks. Many people assume that the open nature of the code means that it is heavily scrutinised and that , according to Linus’ Law, “given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow”. But open source… Read more »

IT security? Never going to happen…

What will it take to make our information systems secure? The answer is simple: an alternative universe in which these systems aren’t designed and built by humans. Take a look around. What can you find that was made by a human and doesn’t contain flaws? Even in great works of art – a Rembrandt portrait or a Mahler symphony –… Read more »