The Looming Digital Meltdown - The New York Times

Zeynep Tufekci, in the NYTimes: Modern computing security is like a flimsy house that needs to be fundamentally rebuilt. In recent years, we have suffered small collapses here and there, and made superficial fixes in response. There has been no real accountability for the companies at fault, even when the failures were a foreseeable result of underinvestment in security or substandard practices rather than an outdated trade-off of performance for security....

January 6, 2018 · 1 min

The World Is Getting Hacked. Why Don't We Do More to Stop It? - NYTimes.com

Zeynep Tufekci, writing about the latest ransomware, in the New York Times: If I have painted a bleak picture, it is because things are bleak. Our software evolves by layering new systems on old, and that means we have constructed entire cities upon crumbling swamps. And we live on the fault lines where more earthquakes are inevitable. All the key actors have to work together, and fast. Source: The World Is Getting Hacked....

May 13, 2017 · 2 min