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Information Security – Crisis

I thought I would mention some of the events I’ve come across in recent times. This isn’t an exhaustive list or timelined resource of the most dramatic events – simply a reference to those that struck a chord with me or those I learned the details on. (All topics relate to digital security or privacy.) […]

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basic experiences in security

Here’s a short summary with some of my very limited exposure to the processes of security in our digital world. Google and Android has a ‘work profile’ function on mobile that is activated when you use G-Suite (for me it was setting up Gmail in a custom domain.) It was more than I needed but […]

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*panopticon

Naval coincidentally tweeted about the very topic that has now taken over my focus as we began researching and writing about information security at uni this week. I’ve been diving deep on Snowden lately (blog link), all with the angle of – is he paranoid or simply not naiive? So are the security agencies overstepping […]

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Security & crypto

Despite being a lover of technology I must admit to never having taken an interest into security. But recently I started a security section in a ‘coding’ education app, Enki. Learning about whole new concepts of the internet protocols and standard testing practices were very interesting. If I’m really honest the interest in security has […]

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INFORMATION HUNTING

I enjoyed todays lecture. For me it was nice to hear our curious or desparate Googling referred to as information hunting🙂 but also to have it reframed as a skill. Rather than relying on an instinct, a sceptical approach to results built over years of practice, we have been given a framework today. Its one […]

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UNI NEWBIE

(an assignment below – wonder how this advice will look in the coming months!) ——————————- A Short Guide to NUC for New Students GET COMFORTABLEYour in this for years! Not months, not weeks, but years. Don’t stress in these first few weeks to get everything just perfect. Think back to day one at high school […]

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Why?

Starting at Noroff is the culmination of an initial curiosity in how the world is changing around us thanks to software, to quote Marc Andreessen, “software is eating the world”. The more I read, the deeper I dug, the more I was fascinated. But I want to be more than a generalist, more than a […]

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FOLLOW THESE BLOGS

Matt Mullenweg, creator of WordPress : https://ma.tt/ His publication of topics way off the beaten track of the tech world make him a very interesting person for following. Having been an avid WordPress user for years, it has been nice to understand and appreciate the open source values he preaches. Seth Godin, author : https://seths.blog/ Another well […]

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EFFECTIVE REFLECTIVE

Notes and thoughts…..on reflection Its a part of the ancient practice of self improvement. Being objective is a requirement.Removing ones ego is a part of this process. It can be vey personal, describing feelings of failure or negativity. Benefits include a potential comparison to diaring and downloading ones thoughts. Big picture perspective / 10,000ft view. […]

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NO ZERO DAYS!

I love this concept. It of course means doing something every day that contributes towards your goal or ambition. To me it applies in the following way: To really reach a high level of competance in a short timeframe one must feel an urge to learn. In a way similar that many use social media, […]