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"Government is like a fire, useful in the fireplace, but if it gets out of it's place, it will consume everything you own."
- George Washington

"Begin challenging your own assumptions.
Your assumptions are your windows on the world.
Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in."
- Alan Alda

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When designing or modifying a secure system, consider these goals (in order of importance):
  1. Security
  2. Reliability
  3. Maintainability
  4. Usability
  5. Performance + Scalability
  6. Convenience
  7. Portability Across Platforms
- Paul FM

"The worst password (authentication token) you can use for anything, is one you cannot change."
- Paul FM
(These cannot be changed and should not be used for authentication: Biometrics, SSN, ID number)

"Users are not stupid - just in-experienced.
Systems Administrators should try to provide an environment secure enough so users can safely make mistakes."
- Paul FM

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