Roles vs Groups, What’s the Diff

February 26, 2014


Have you ever wonder what the actual difference is between a security role and a security group? Superficially, they look the same. And operating systems such as Windows can conflate the two.  A good start for understanding the differences is Dr. Ravi Sandhu’s paper on the matter [1]. If you are too lazy to open […]

XP, Please Don’t Leave Me!!!!

August 25, 2013


When its EOL arrives, XP will mark the end of a glorious era.

Bash Hack Var Dump Galore

August 22, 2013


A quick-n-dirty way to dump your shell scripts vars on demand.

The Hubris of the Comfortably Employed

August 13, 2013


It is arrogant to believe you have no one to thank you for your successes (or that you do not have an obligation to be a good Samaritan.

The SEC, Netflix, and The Age of Social Media

December 7, 2012


Be mindful what you post. The internet is a dangerous series of tubes.

Python for Shell Scripting

December 4, 2012


Python can really shine in the realm of shell scripting.

Lambda Expressions – an Octave/Scala Comparison

December 3, 2012


A comparison between Scala's and GNU Octave's fundamental syntax quirks for functional programming.


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