Friday, March 11, 2011

Social Impedance

"Inside and close to the top. Been there over a year. Target's greatest vulnerability, as expected, overconfidence though paranoia is coming up fast."

Maintaining trust in an adversarial environment is 'expensive'. Doing it invisibly even more so. The implications of a competitor's agent close to the top had them all on edge. Quick tempers. Hair trigger suspicions. Implicit trust in rapid decline.

Mixed Trust Top
Number of VPN trails up dramatically. Before, their patterns were predictable. Public exposure brought a new wave of unprecedented lock down. Back to the detector design blackboard.

"The bad news, access is more difficult. The good news, the corner has just been turned." She smiled broadly.

"Everybody enjoys a more competitive game, right?" as he spoke he peered over the top of his glasses. First at the others then her.

© 2011 Buzz Hill

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