You occasionally hear about major security vulnerabilities being discovered before they’re exploited, like the notorious Heartbleed bug last year. Security researchers work hard to weed out those dangerous flaws before they’re found by hackers of more malicious intent. 76 more words
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Hackers could cripple the West with a hi-tech blitz on energy-sector infrastructure, U.S. general says
The West is losing the worldwide fight against jihadist terrorism and faces mounting risks of a systemic cyber-assault by extremely capable enemies, the former chief of the National Security Agency has warned. 456 more words
One theme (or “subtext”) of AltSciFi is to highlight the ways in which science journalism is often better categorized as science fiction.
The points and comments outlined below are culled from a presentation by well-regarded information security journalist… 998 more words
Corporations need trained professionals to ensure that their Internet, Intranet, VPN, network and database systems are safe.
Government agencies , including military and law enforcement , need security specialists to keep their own systems safe. 211 more words