Wow, I've been lazy this 2009. So here goes my first blog entry of the year.
With all the recent talk of encrypting hard drives, the cold boot method, and using proper passwords, this xkcd comic reminds us of the weakest link in all cryptography, the person with the password: http://xkcd.com/538/
... configuring users to operate without administrative rights mitigates the impact of 92% of "critical" Microsoft vulnerabilities ...
92%, that is mind boggling. It's been sound advice for a long time in the Linux world, not to do things as root. I suspect if we expected everyone to be doing everything as root, virtual any minor security flaw would suddenly become a very serious matter. ... 92%!, just WOW.