Cliff Saran’s Enterprise blog:

Security, an afterthought


November 26, 2012  1:22 PM

Home working alert

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Security, an afterthought

A couple of weeks ago I received a telephone call at home claiming to be from the Windows Support team. The lady on the phone asked me if my PC was running slow (which it was!) and put me through to a tech lead.

"How did you get my number," I asked.

The tech support man...

January 19, 2012  10:46 AM

Trustworthy Computing has made MS a better company

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
CIO, news, Security, an afterthought

On January 15 2002, Bill Gates announced to the world that Microsoft would completely change how it developed software, putting quality as the main priority. Given its Windows and Office software runs on the majority of the world's desktop and laptop computers, any quality issues affected millions...


September 29, 2008  7:46 PM

PayPal money-laundering nonsense

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Fact or fiction?, rants, Security, an afterthought

I've had several PayPal moments over the last few days. Here's the first. Having sold a few items on eBay, PayPal informed me by email:


PayPal is required by law to comply with European Union Anti-Money Laundering regulations to collect information from customers...


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