Tuesday, July 21, 2015

fsn - "It's a UNIX system! I know this!"

Even though it was never developed to a fully functional file manager, it gained some fame after it appeared in the movie Jurassic Park in 1993.[1] In a scene in the film, the character Lex Murphy, played by Ariana Richards, finds a computer displaying the interface. She exclaims "It's a UNIX system! I know this!" and proceeds to restart the building's access control system, locking the laboratory's doors. 


Why We’re Not Recommending “FIPS Mode” Anymore - Microsoft Security Guidance - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

 Straight talk from Microsoft, but I'm not sure they have given us much we can use to convince our auditors.


Monday, July 6, 2015

US jets intercepted Russian bombers off the California and Alaska coasts on July 4

On July 4th, two pairs of Russian Tupolev Tu-95 bombers approached the US West coast, causing the Air Force to scramble to intercept the planes before they breached US airspace, two senior defense officials told Fox News.

The first incident reportedly occurred at 10:30 am ET off the coast of Alaska, when NORAD identified the Russian planes and two F-22s hurried to intercept them. Another incident occurred at 11 am ET off the coast of central California, and was responded to by two F-15s.

The Russian bombers they intercepted are capable of carrying nuclear weapons, but sources do not indicate whether or not they were armed.