Need To Know

A Personal Security Classification Taxonomy (PSCT)

Learn how to create and use, a Personal Security Classification Taxonomy (PSCT) that is on par with how governments protect their own secret information. Includes real life examples of PSCT in action.

Mitigating social network data leaks

Data leaks on social networking sites allow web surfing behavior to be tracked by third parties.

U.S. security classification taxonomies

Detailed description of the United States security classification taxonomies, in the areas of national security, national interests and homeland security.

What to know about Need-To-Know

Need-To-Know (NTK) is a security concept with military origins. In computer security, it’s called the principle of least-privilege. And in the field of security engineering, it’s called security through obscurity. A less than polite definition; which I’m sure everyone can relate to is: making it your business to ensure that everyone working for, around, or with you, is minding their own business.