Adam Fields (weblog)

This blog is largely deprecated, but is being preserved here for historical interest. Check out my index page at for more up to date info. My main trade is technology strategy, process/project management, and performance optimization consulting, with a focus on enterprise and open source CMS and related technologies. More information. I write periodic long pieces here, shorter stuff goes on twitter or


There’s a distinction between customer data and company data

Filed under: — adam @ 8:21 am

I had a Sidekick for a short while when they were initially released. I sent it back immediately when I realized that all of my data would be stored on the server, and there was no way to use even rudimentary encryption (SSL) to access it. They actually had the balls to tell me that it was secure, even though it was unencrypted.

And yesterday, there was a story about how they were pentrated by an attacker who had access to their systems for over a year. It was inevitable. I’m not the least bit surprised.

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