Bruce Schneier and the Lords of the Cloud

I know the title sounds like a Harry Potter rip-off starring everyone's favourite IT security guru, but this is a video of Mr. Schneier giving a talk at Google about the state of security and privacy online. I'll embed the video below (I highly recommend watching it). For those who don't have an hour to ... more


FLOSS alternatives for the post-PRISM era

In this post, I'll describe a few alternative FLOSS programs for any proprietary software you might be using to handle your sensitive data. Exactly how FLOSS makes life harder for peeping toms I'll describe in a follow-up post. (Edit: You'll find  that follow-up post here.) Background In recent months we've learned about how the national ... more


Latest Saros release

After the landmark release of Saros several weeks ago, we have spent a lot of time fixing and improving those new parts of our software based on user feedback. Saros 11.5.6 should now have numerous bumps smoothed out and provide a more slick user experience. Feature-wise, we've taken advantage of Eclipse's own security technology (part ... more