Wither Anonymous after the latest arrests?

It’s impossible to predict where loosely organized, pseudo-movement hacktivism goes from here, following the arrests of five people associated with LulzSec and Anonymous and a sixth person charged in the hack of intelligence services company Stratfor. These actions follow the arrests of 25 people associated with Anonymous in an Interpol...

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Is security growing up? Business intelligence is a key; Sensage extends connectors to BI tools

Enterprises “get” the value of information. They understand that they receive, generate and store staggering volumes of data, which has the potential to be leveraged as actionable intelligence. The company that does the best job of correlating and analyzing their data and putting it to work has a leg up over the competition. It can be...

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Heart-stopping research: Hacking from pacemakers to autos

Technology has become so pervasive in our lives today that we are almost completely dependent on it. It makes you wonder, how easily can these technologies that control everything from pacemakers to cars be hacked? The answer to that question is surprising and even scary. Avi Rubin, professor of computer science at Johns Hopkins University and...

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More than half of U.S. DDoS victims blame unscrupulous competitors, Corero survey reveals

Anonymous is not the biggest threat to launch a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS ) attack against your organization. Ideologically and politically inspired (aka hacktivist) DDoS attacks have gained wide notoriety, with some justification. The victim sites are highly prominent, very public companies, government agencies and industry groups...

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Embracing (or being bear-hugged by) BYOD? Learn from those who are making it work

Mobile device security sessions are drawing crowds at the RSA Conference. Unlike THE hot topic in some other years (remember when everyone was so keen on NAC?), the explosive increase in the use of smart phones and tablets, and the move to cloud services are changing the way companies do business, changing the role of IT to more of a service...

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