couple tops stories for 2008: terry childs and dan kaminsky, et al

There are some Big Deal stories floating around this summer in the security space.

Dan Kaminsky and our DNS security: Big vendor patching! Dan withholding details. Details leaked on accident. Exploit developed by white hats. (Note: I take little sides here, but I can say, “Get over it,” to most of the naysayers.

Terry Childs holds San Fran network hostage. And now the fiasco surrounding this whole mess. I still feel this holds some good lessons and precendent when it comes to just how far we can secure and run things before we’re mistaken for holding it hostage. Couple that with some vicious head-butting between managers and employees…