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I am passionate about:
visualizing offensive it-security
IT Security Consultant
"I picture can tell more than a thousand words...but it is only a re-presentation"
I work in IT-Security for several years now, trying to focus on penetration testing, dreaming about "the grid", a digital frontier, trying to picture clusters of information. What do they look like? Spaceships? Random cycles? I keep dreaming of a world I think I will never see... until I get in!
I am constantly pushing this idea further. I am just missing the time to implement all the ideas in the application. I viewed some submissions and I agree: they are very good. Do you refer to a specific conversation?
Hi Robert. Great visualization. It really woke me up. Although I am aware that most hospitals are in a bad condition regarding IT and IT security, I can empathize with your perspective of a patient. I had a similar experience, but not that drastic. Although, sitting in the emergency ward next to an unlocked windows XP with a note attached to it saying "reboot the system daily" was my personal nightmare. Regarding your idea, I would suggest to insert a spotlight shining on the single patient currently receiving care, highlighting him, the persons around him and the devices around him. Maybe even create a single bridge only to this one patient.
Hi Enver, I am designing 3D objects for network components in my spare time and I agree that there is a missing standard for objects/icons and their meaning. This is mainly because the Darpa keeps it all hidden in "plan x", because the military already has all the icons. I wonder how far they have progressed with the 3D objects though, since project start in 2014. Regarding your icon, I think you have to consider that the cloud (azure/aws a.s.o) are drastically different than the legacy network. From the security standpoint as well as from hardware and setup. Therefore, it would require a different icon. If you want your icon for a secure network, I would consider the "security in depth" aspect. It would somehow have to reflect in the icon, where security (green?) is not only at the outside boundry but also everywhere in the inside. Furthermore: what it the intended function of the icon? Securing all the things is a broad topic for a single icon. Or is it intended to give you an overview of the security in the network?