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Where Oh Where Do the Cyberhacks Come From?

April 10th, 2008 No Comments

Ok, so I made an offhand remark about Chinese spam in my previous post. But seriously, according to Symantec CEO John Thompson (speaking at RSA 2008), in the second half of 2007, the USA was the top origin of cyber attacks! He also mentioned that identity exposure was the fault of Government 60% of the […]

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Chertoff Calls for Cyber-Security Program

April 9th, 2008 1 Comment

At the RSA 2008 Conference, Department of Homeland Security head Michael Chertoff called for a kind of “Manhattan Project” for Cyber-security, as detailed by News.com. Ok, the news appears to make sense and seems appropriate. But rather than giving speeches at public events, shouldn’t Chertoff and his staff be actively recruiting technology companies and staff?  […]

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