Do you recall
Alan Cooper‘s book “ The Inmates are running the Asylum”?
He makes the case that once you put a computer in something it stops being that something and becomes a computer.
Camera + computer => computer
Continue reading Film or digital?
Its not a camera, its computer that takes pictures
Its not a car, its a computer that gets you from place to place
Its not a watch, its a computer that tells you the time
Its not a radio, tv, hi-fi, phone …. its a computer
Would you buy a computer from a company like this?
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“If nothing else, perhaps the frequency, audacity and harmfulness of
these attacks will help encourage Congress to enact new legislation to
make the Internet a safer place for everyone,” the Sony executive said.
“By working together to enact meaningful cybersecurity legislation we
can limit the threat posed to U.S. all,” he said.
To people like us,
IT Audit and InfoSec types, ‘ control‘ come in 3 forms
It seems that this legislation focuses on the 3rd and not the first.
It might even be seen to discourage the second.