I spent most of today in the Security Miniconf stream LCA2019... I don't know if I should be happy or sad about the fact that nearly 40 years after I started my IT career we are still struggling with security as a concept... On the happy side my skills and experience are still valid but on the sad side, really? 40 years on and we are still can't get it right??
Actually it's day two of LCA2019 here in sunny Christchurch... I broke my password on day one :-(
For those of you unaware of what this is all about the details are at https://linux.conf.au/ . I have enjoyed catching up with some familiar faces along with meeting some not so familiar ones.
... in the UK in this case, but the advice could be just as relevant here. The Register has some advice for the new British Cabinet Secretary on what should be done based mainly on input to a Digital Government inquiry run by the Science and Technology Committee.