Archive for October 1st, 2009

Parasites ? Part 2

Posted on October 1, 2009. Filed under: All, forensic | Tags: , , |

AC and I have done some more thinking and talking about parasitic and symbiotic cloud computing and we have, more or less, come to the conclusion that there are more than just two categories. I’m not going to post much more about it here because we are now working on a paper to express the concepts more fully.

Will it help with investigation ? I have no idea – but I have certain fondness for anything that helps to characterise and classify systems and/or behaviours. It’s just possible that if we can describe the nature of the elements in the cloud, we can identify the more fruitful approaches to investigation.

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Parasites ?

Posted on October 1, 2009. Filed under: All, forensic | Tags: , , |

Yesterday I wrote something and used the phrase “parasitic cloud computing”. Thinking some more about it – we already have “parasitic clouds” in the form of botnets produced by malware – the stuff I’m really interested in should be called “symbiotic clouds”, but the two are closely related and may turn out to be different aspects of the same phenomenon.

Gosh – it’s nice to have time to think about these things at last!

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A general comment

Posted on October 1, 2009. Filed under: All, Education, life | Tags: , , |

on modern bureaucracy. I’ll bet you all think you know who this refers to – and I’ll bet you’re wrong too.

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