Gidley's Gossipings

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Computers are complex, so is protecting them

Computer systems are complex, and the complexity has been at the point for quite a few years now it’s impossible for any one person to understand ‘everything’ about any given system. There will often be people with a good understanding the ‘building blocks’ but it’s pretty much impossible to understand all the detail of the code, libaries and platforms it depends on. Complexity has massive implications for the security of computer systems. Read more →