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"Digital Forensics" — on topic here, or create a separate site?

I would definitely say there is an overlap in terms of what is on topic. I've even found some similar questions on our site : How to identify the presence of rootkits from an image of Linux memory? ->...
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Are [ssl-interception] and [tls-intercept] the same thing?

I don't see a difference in usage. Some questions are even tagged with both. Since ssl is a synonym for tls, and tags are preferably nouns, I'd suggest to merge them withtls-interception as a master ...
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Duplicated tags: should "deletion" and "securedelete" be merged?

On another SE, I would say "no". But on Information Security, I think the answer is "yes". The notion of "deleting information", in a security context, implies - or should imply - securely deleting ...
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Do we really need all the feeds in chat?

No, we do not need them. Yes, please remove them. While I (like everybody else) love XKCD, there is no need for it in chat. If I want to read it, I know where to find it. (Plus, it should be read ...
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Please help me improve a question which had mixed reviewer reactions

It seems like this was more or less a race-condition, as explained by @tim and @TildalWave in the comments. My question was close-voted due to it's sub-par and unclear title. The title was improved ...
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Should the Security Stack Exchange tour page list best security tool questions as bad questions?

The key problem here is that 'best' is an opinion, and Stack Exchange is very much not a place to ask questions that will result in opinions. As an example, I may really like tool X. Someone else may ...
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Proposed update to help center to decrease quantity of off-topic/migrated questions

The following is a rough draft of the proposed section. As there are many sites in the Stack Exchange network, some questions that are only loosely security-related may be a better fit on a different ...
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Merge [polp] and [least-privilege]?

“POLP” is not a common abbreviation in my experience. I didn't recognize it in your question before I saw the expansion, whereas I'm familiar with the concept under its full name. So I don't see the ...
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Information Security logo replaced by Server Fault logo

I checked Stack Exchange Meta, and the problem has an explanation there: Site icons jumbled up The problem is fixed now, at least for me. I had to clear the cache to get the right ones back, though. ...
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The string describing the audience of this site begins with an uppercase letter

Whoops. Fixed now, though it will take a bit for the page caching to update to reflect the fix.
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Sorting Unanswered Questions by Date

Yes - when on the Unanswered questions page, click on newest and that will sort by date.
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Sprites not showing up any more

Sorry about that. A bad image snuck into the deploy, causing this issue.
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Badge icons (especially gold) have a vertical offset

Thanks again for reporting this issue. Fix is now waiting in repo for build, so it should be live within next couple hours.
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Merge tags [vulnerability] and [vulnerabilities]?

It looks like people are using "vulnerabilities" interchangeably with "vulnerability" eg. here, here, and here. Another common usage would be as a synonym for "vulnerability management" as in here, ...
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Merge tags [vulnerability] and [vulnerabilities]?

Yes. This is perfectly valid idea.
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The links in the top bar have vanished

We rolled out a new top bar last year, so I doubt very much that this bug still obtains.

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