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Thinking Security: Stopping Next Year’s Hackers by Steven M. Bellovin

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Chapter 16. Security Process

In the Laundry we pride ourselves on our procedures. We’ve got procedures for breaking and entering offices, procedures for reporting a shortage of paper clips, procedures for summoning demons from the vasty deeps, and procedures for writing procedures. We may actually be on track to be the world’s first ISO-9000 total-quality-certified intelligence agency.

The Atrocity Archives—CHARLES STROSS

16.1 Planning

Security doesn’t just happen. It takes organized effort, planning ahead, and process. If you’re a geek like me—and you probably are one (or at least a geek at heart) if you’ve made it to page 279 of a rather technical book—those words probably strike horror into your heart. Nevertheless, and very reluctantly, ...

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