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August 26th 2013 in Uncategorized

This is sad:

I can understand how work policies and vendor sensitivities can make blogging awkward, if not impossible at times.  I’ve faced the same challenge often enough myself. We are always having to balance getting information out there that is useful with trying not to embarrass the victims or clue the bad guys in to how the heck we catch them out.  It can be a struggle to provide value.

I’ll miss Roger’s blog. All the best to you kind sir.


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