Saturday, 30 July 2011

Information Security in a Borderless World

An intrinsic feature of the internet has been its organic growth through open and interoperable standards, meaning as a network it is inherently borderless. Resultantly the wealth of information it contains is extremely amenable to attacks or ‘cyber crimes’ by malicious organisations, criminal and governmental, and individuals. According to the FT, cyber crime is estimated as costing the UK 44 billion USD annually.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

A Year (And A Day)

I remember the evening I finally got round to incorporating Amoo Holdings Limited like it was yesterday. This was just after a disagreement with a business partner and a very long email that left me feeling raw. Funny how the challenging incidents in life tend to elicit stronger and more sustained positive reactions from us.

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Open Source

Open Source describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's source materials. According to ‘Open Source’ as an official label relating to computer software was first coined at a strategy session held in 1998 in Palo Alto California and grew out of the free software movement and hacker culture.