quantum documentation inconsistency principle - An axiom of corporate life in which there will always be more than one piece of documentation for something, all of the documentation will be measurably contradictory, and none of the procedures will work anymore. See also clandestine institutional knowledge.
Binder Hell - noun - The state of being stuck dealing with varying numbers of people on the phone who are only functionally capable of putting you through processes documented in their three ring binders, even though none of those processes will actually fix the problem you have. Symptomatic of an over-engineered system which has all but programmed out common sense and initiative. For example, a company which is so hell-bent on keeping customers will needlessly obfuscate or entirely eliminate processes that let customers cancel their service. As another example, a telecom provider which demands the serial number of your SIM card when your device doesn't actually have a SIM card.
kinetic pattern baldness - noun - The characteristic hourglass-shaped pattern of hair loss in both men and women that results from tearing one's hair out in frustration on a regular basis.
debuggery - noun - The unshakable feeling that your code is completely fucked when you spend multiple all nighters in a row tracking down a single annoying bug that winds up not being in your core code, nor any modules you've written, nor any of the libraries you're using, but in a different part of the system entirely. In other words, your code is so poorly architected that you can't tell when problems aren't actually in your code.
In the last couple of years, a meme that's come to be known as security nihilism has appeared in the security community. In a nutshell, because there is no such thing as perfect security, there is no security at all, so why bother? Talking about layered security controls that reinforce each other is pointless because they always skip right to the end, which is the circumvention of the nth countermeasure and final defeat. In the crypto community, cries of "Quantum computer!" are the equivalent of invoking Godwin's Law, leading to the end of all discourse, nevermind trying to separate the marketing hype from what's actually possible or the decade-odd of research into post-quantum cryptosystems. This has lead to a certain amount of attrition in the community. It is my considered opinion that this may be one of the main reasons why many so-called security practitioners don't actually bother doing anything, including not even installing patches. No, I'm not speaking hyperbolically, I've witnessed this first-hand I'm sorry to say.