Tag: Security engineering

  • Debugging security

    There is an interesting analogy between between debugging software and debugging the security of your systems. As Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike wrote in “The Practice of Programming” As personal choice, we tend not to use debuggers beyond getting a stack trace or the value of a variable or two. One reason is that it is […]

  • Why Microsoft Windows is a bad idea for medical devices

    I’m getting some push back on LinkedIn on my articles on banning Microsoft Windows from medical devices that are installed in hospitals – read more about why Windows is a bad idea for medical devices here and here. Scott Caldwell tells us that the FDA doesn’t rule “out” or “in” any particular technology, including Windows […]