Tag: Programming

Are we Solving the Wrong Problems?

Sacred Cows, Meatloaf, and Solving the Wrong Problems… by Christofer Hoff

Just as I finished up a couple of posts decrying the investments being made in lumping device after device on DMZ boundaries for the sake of telling party guests that one subscribes to the security equivalent of the ‘Jam of the Month Club,’ (AKA Defense-In-Depth) I found a fantastic post on the CERIAS blog where Prof. Eugene Spafford wrote a fantastic piece titled ‘Solving Some of the Wrong Problems.’

When I first learned C programming the idea that I had to manage my applications use of memory gave me an intense dislike of the language. To this day I refuse to write anything in C., Of course, I use other “C syntax” languages such as Perl and PHP which in the end are written…

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