Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Global Crisis” – What if lots of catastrophes happen at once?

“Global Crisis” – What if lots of catastrophes happen at once?

    BOOK REVIEW:  Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century, Geoffrey Parker, 2013, Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-15323-1. What happens when lots of catastrophes happen at once? Geoffrey Parker’s book describes a period in history – the mid 17th century – when they came thick and fast, and happened everywhere.Read more

The Web of Trust in Cyber Space – Tracing systemic risk patterns

The Web of Trust in Cyber Space – Tracing systemic risk patterns

SSL/TLS is an encryption mechanism that keeps your data confidential between your browser and a webpage. This system protects your data between you and (for example) your bank. To do such things, a bank needs a certificate. That certificate can be verified easily and quickly if it is provided by a certain type of certificateRead more

We are using cookies on our website

Are you happy to accept our analytics cookies, which help us learn about our website visitors and their use of this site? Learn how to disable all cookies.