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Content posted in March 2005
Baseball Hackers Strike Out
Commentary  |  3/21/2005  | 
I was speaking with Bill Schlough, VP and CIO of the San Francisco Giants, last week for an article about a security survey commissioned by MailFrontier. I asked him whether the Giants had ever been targeted by hackers.
Giving Aid To The Enemy
Commentary  |  3/17/2005  | 
Cybercrooks don't need any extra help, but they're getting it from their victims. Look what happened at the Internal Revenue Service.
3-D Expected To Have More Success With Security Than With Sharks
Commentary  |  3/9/2005  | 
3-D isn't much more than a gimmick when it comes to movies. I didn't find Jaws 3 (in 3-D!) any scarier than the first two films simply because my eyes could perceive a subtle depth between the killer shark and its victims. But in the world of biometric security, 3-D is poised to become a significant breakthrough in the quest to keep the bad guys off of airplanes and away from the nation's critical infrastructure. The question is, when?


Want Your Daughter to Succeed in Cyber? Call Her John
John De Santis, CEO, HyTrust,  5/16/2018
New Mexico Man Sentenced on DDoS, Gun Charges
Dark Reading Staff 5/18/2018
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