How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security

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Jesper M. Johansson, Senior Security Strategist in the Security Technology Unit at Microsoft published 2 Technet articles on “How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security”:



  • How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security, Part 1
    The objective is to help you better understand some of the things we do to provide security, and how they may break things unless we are really careful in how we use them.

  • How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot with Security, Part 2: To ACL or Not to ACL
    The "verbification" of our languages is a wonderful thing, isn’t it? ACL is just one of the recent additions to the powerful list of new verbs we have available to us. ACL stands for Access Control List. However, you have probably heard people use it as a verb, in the context of "you need to ACL the boot partition so Everyone can’t get to it."

[Via Donna’s SecurityFlash]