* Posts by Sevjer

4 publicly visible posts • joined 7 Oct 2015

USA lets visiting Australian tech workers keep toiling while they wait for visa extensions


As long as it is reciprocal, and U.S. wishing to work in Australia can do the same thing. U.K. for example makes it extremely tough for a U.S. Citizen.

James Clapper has found another reason why he lied about NSA spying


He answered fast, being the Director of National intelligence does not mean he knows everything that goes on. There are 17 Intelligence community (IC) agency's that fall under him. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Intelligence_Community

Maybe the problem really is we have too many of them and they are getting too big and out of control.

Ben Franklin said it best over 200 years ago.

"They who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserver neither liberty or safety".

US govt just can't hire enough cyber-Sherlocks


I was one of the Government white hatters and offered an early retirement. I would have been foolish to stay. So to see this cracks me up.

Sysadmins can forget PC management skills, says Microsoft


Grain of Salt

Take this with a huge grain of Salt, since Microsoft Certs have;

1. Constantly Changed

2. Can be passed by a 5 year old (Not kidding Google it) who has no hands on experience.

3. Can be learned by rote see boot camps which teach you to pass the exams.

I am not going to waste my money on it.