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If you're going to let vendors have remote access to maintain their systems, you need to maintain absolute dictatorial control over that access.
1. You pick the authentication credentials.
2. You determine the hours of access.
3. You control what access is read-only, rather than read-write.
4. You have the ability to disable the remote access, instantaneously, at any time, for any reason.
5. You review and approve each person the vendor wants to have service your system.
Time, money, effort, yes.
1. It's always much easier to smell someone else's bullshit than your own.
2. On average, you will tend pick the explanation that strokes your own ego and places the blame on others.
3. Over time, you will therefore weave a dense and complex web of self-deception around yourself.
4. Knowing about the above does not make you able to compensate for it.
5. However, a blunt but honest friend should be able to burst your bubble with minimal effort. Talk to your friends.
RT @firstname.lastname@example.org: “We know our users/customers"
[Me, sobbing] You can't just call whatever you see a file, Linux.
[Linux, points at hard drive] /dev/sda
[Me] Please, no
[Linux, points at controller] /dev/input/js0
[Linux, points at the ever present void, just at the edge of our vision that we all try so hard to ignore] /̵͉͒̈d̸͍̙̯͝e̶͔͗v̷͒̏̚͜/̸̺̝͆ṅ̸̫u̴̟̓̍͘l̶̦̣̃̃͝l̷͚̩̋
Linux CoC drama Show more
I finally read the Linux Code of Conduct.
This is what people are getting angry about? It's like a page and it's basically "we will kick you out if you harass people" and lists of examples of harassment. Every single employer has something similar. Not only are they angry about being told not to harass people, they're threatening to rescind code rights over it.
It would be nice if they could just get the hell over themselves.
RT @email@example.com The #OpenBSD 6.4 banner and artwork is just great: tinfoil puffies with “I feel safer now”. And the release is safer with many new things, including: unveil(2), RETGUARD, many Spectre and meltdown fixes and mitigations, and of course an improved code base.
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