An online search shows majority of tools available for wiping out data on a disk points to a practice of 7 wipes. They believe that it is a US DoD requirement. Some of them support the Gutmann method of 35 wipes. However, I could not find any documentation on US government website that indicates seven… Continue reading Disk Overwrite or Wipeout Best Practice
Nandan Nilekani’s…..Fully integrated ID card system for Indian citizens!!
Proceedings from the The Open Group Security Practitioners Conference at Toronto – July 22, 2009.
ISPs wants to shape internet traffic while Canadians are still waiting to know the effects on Privacy if two bills – Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act and the Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement in the 21st Century Act – becomes law.
What are the Critical Security Controls per US federal organizations? Important points and thoughts.
Toronto is on a strike. Dumpster diver may have access to public garbage dump sites.
Shaheen’s thoughts on using Facebook
Do we trust our medical history with our physicians and hospitals? Such information need to be encrypted or obfuscated.
Shaheen’s thoughts on upcoming Google Chrome OS; how does it relate to Cloud Computing and Privacy concerns.