30 Jul '16, 7pm

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in these pages by taking a look back at past articles, and bloviating hypothesizing what the next 60 years could bring. With that in mind, I was fascinated to find a 1982 column by EDN editor Walt Patstone entitled, “Computer security- accept responsibility now.” Predating the Internet, there is no link to it, so I will post an image of the complete editorial as this column's final page. EDN editor Walt Patstone and his introductory paragraphs about computer security. Read the complete text at the end of this column. I found the column particularly prescient. Walt builds on the predicted proliferation of interconnected devices to identify the major risk, one which ”the spread of distributed computing power leaves society precariously unprotected against catastrophic computer failure, deliberate sabotage or outright data theft.” This was written in 1982, when music still wa...

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