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Re: DEFcon

From: Brent Shambaugh <brent.shambaugh@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2015 20:31:04 -0500
Message-ID: <CACvcBVrO8F2kr3s4Do_8KRdPfw6CRHXgmmK87jAYM8WcUgWtGw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
+1
-Brent Shambaugh

Website: bshambaugh.org


On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Melvin Carvalho
<melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 3 July 2015 at 21:58, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 06/30/2015 04:21 PM, Brent Shambaugh wrote:
>> > I know you all know a lot, but it bothers me that the people doing
>> > the work tend to be the same people and it is small in number.
>>
>> It's a problem of time and funding, not interest.
>>
>> Many of us are not going because we're really busy and it costs a lot of
>> time and money to go to those sorts of things. That time, at least right
>> now, is better spent building prototypes and writing specs.
>>
>> That doesn't mean there won't be ample security review of what we're
>> building in time, it's just that it takes time to build the momentum to
>> get there.
>>
>> In the meantime, what you may not see is us taking part in other groups
>> like the Web Security IG, Cryptography Forum Research Group, and reading
>> security research papers and specs as they come out of IETF.
>>
>> We're not turning a blind eye to this stuff; DEFcon is neat, but it's
>> not what we need right now.
>
>
> +1
>
> I think the attention to security to date has been set a really high bar.
> It's always possible to do more, but there's diminishing returns with
> limited resources.
>
>>
>>
>> -- manu
>>
>> --
>> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
>> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
>> blog: Web Payments: The Architect, the Sage, and the Moral Voice
>> https://manu.sporny.org/2015/payments-collaboration/
>>
>
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