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Friday, 8 June 2012

Do people really need to be so secret about security?

I’ve been working with classified stuff, luckily so long ago so I’ve forgotten everything of importance. But one thing I remember is that very much about security, survivability and threats is non-classified. But why then are people so secretive about security?
When visiting seminars and conferences I notice that people in a ridiculous way talks around security probably thinking they are very clever. Tell it like it is! That you are doing security analysis and why; it is most likely not classified so be open with that, but the results are probably classified so don’t discuss them.
Instead the public (and press) go and do a lot of assumptions about security assessment that really isn’t fruitful and make the society un educated in regards to security.

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