February 23, 2021 | 12:41

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote is from Mike Kuketz’s Fediverse1: Those in control of data are also in control of society. Digitisation must take this into account and understand data protection as social value. Data protection and digitalisation are not incompatible though many people believe this. In my daily practice, I encounter people who try to play data protection and digitisation off against each other. This eristic dialectic2 is something you can only avoid and quickly put an end to. Read more

February 19, 2021 | 14:01

Microsoft recommends Zero Trust

This picture is for all the people I have had discussions with in recent years about Digitisation in general or, more specifically, about the integration of tablets or notebooks within a corporate network. My recommendation then and now: Zero Trust! Isolate and segment potentially insecure, closed-source AD infrastructures! Keep smartphones, tablets or laptops out! This also applies to unknown, untrusted applications. " jumper laptops" are the better places for them. Put business applications on RDP/RDS terminal servers1 and create uniform, web-based, open interfaces that can be monitored and controlled. Read more

February 4, 2021 | 14:58

Working at Home 14 Years Ago

This picture shows my home office in the year 2007. At the bottom left, you can see my last productive bare-metal Microsoft installation. A WinXP, Office 2003 and Visual Studio .NET installation. In the middle above and below you can find my primary system of choice back in those days, an openSUSE Linux. At least till the release of the iPhone a year later in 2008. This was the initial spark for switching to macOS and iOS. Read more

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