February 2015

Canada Monitoring Citizens' Emails to Government: Media

Ottawa - Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency has amassed a huge trove of emails sent to the government, as part of its cybersecurity mandate, according to a leaked secret document Wednesday.
And their retention by the Canadian Security Establishment (CSE) for days, months or years in some cases, is worrying privacy advocates.
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Security Metrics: Presenting Change Over Time

In the preceding episode we looked at some stock charts that illustrate change in value over time. A time/value series is the metric you will probably want to present most frequently, because what we're doing in security is deeply connected to events in time. It has the wonderful property of leveraging your eye and brain in a way that makes it immediately comprehensible.
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