Security Tradeoff

Nothing is free. When we opened our computers up to networks, we developed the need to secure our transmissions. When we started carrying phones and laptops, we developed the need to secure our devices from unauthorized access. Loosely speaking, security always costs us convenience. Encryption takes up processing time and resources at the sender and

What is “The Cloud”?

What is the cloud? I imagine that if you ask a hundred people, you'll get a hundred different answers to the question. Believe it or not, the cloud isn't hard to understand. The Cloud is Someone Else's Computer Once upon a time, when computers were expensive and large machines that filled entire rooms, no one really