572 KB | 3 files | PDF
The increasing scale of society affects societal pressures in a number of ways, making failures more expensive and more onerous.
Security technologist Bruce Schneier interconnects concepts from biological and social sciences to describe how society engenders trust and security. Schneier shows how society suffers in the absence of trust, whether examining the microcosm of social settings between two people or the world at large.
The increase scale of society exerts social pressures in a number of ways, including the pressure of more people, increased complexity in the interaction among those people, increased technological intensity and increased inertia resistance to change.
This excerpt, “Technological Advances,” was reprinted by permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and comes from Chapter 16 of “Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive,” authored by Bruce Schneier, 2012.
Included in this ZIP file are:
The Framework enables organizations – regardless of size, degree of cybersecurity risk, or cybersecurity sophistication – to apply the principles and best practices of risk management to improving the security and resilience of critical infrastructure. ... More >>
This document provides Federal agencies with a definition of attribute based access control (ABAC). ABAC is a logical access control methodology where authorization to perform a set of operations is determined by evaluating a variety of attributes. ... More >>
This excerpt from chapter 7 provides an overview of cellular networks, LANs, PANs, WLAN security, and best practices for mobile device security. ... More >>