“Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.” — Bill Gates. Factoid: Gates and his teenage classmates were banned from using a PDP-10 timeshare computer after the operator of the system caught them exploiting flaws in the operating system to gain extra computer time…
“I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.” — Stephen Hawking.
“The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.” — John F. Kennedy, 35th US President. Interesting that JFK’s administration was involved in a CIA overthrow of Iraq.