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Content posted in June 2008
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McAfee: Hong Kong Now Dominates Dangerous Domains List
Commentary  |  6/4/2008  | 
The malware map, like malware itself, keeps changing. McAfee's latest look at where the bad things grow shows a surge in .hk-based threats, moving the Hong Kong extension to the top of the list.
Hezbollah Has Hacking Chops
Commentary  |  6/3/2008  | 
Michael Chertoff, Homeland Security secretary, recently stated that Hezbollah is the greatest threat to U.S. national security. And Western intelligence agencies are increasingly taking the organization's cyberattack skills more seriously. What do you think their targets would be?
Ready For Help From Big Brother?
Commentary  |  6/2/2008  | 
Cybersecurity is an issue that impacts everyone. The bad guys do not care about whom they hurt as long as they take advantage of someone. So, sentiment is growing for private enterprises and the government to work together against the hooligans.
Gartner Looks At Security's Long-Range Future And Finds It Coming At Us Fast
Commentary  |  6/2/2008  | 
We spend so much time responding to -- or reacting to -- daily security threats and challenges that it's all too easy to overlook (or just plain avoid) taking a long-range look at the security future. Gartner points out that such denial is a mistake, a big one, with long-range consequences.
Report: RIM Must Hand Over Keys Or Risk Takedown
Commentary  |  6/2/2008  | 
The Economic Times is reporting that the Indian government's Department of Telecom isn't buying RIM's claim that it can't hand over the encryption keys for its popular BlackBerrys. And that the telecom department is (in the best Don Corleone voice it could muster) giving RIM an ultimatum it can't refuse. While there's no severed horse head, there's more to the story.
Finding The Needle Article, Part Two
Commentary  |  6/2/2008  | 
In the first entry about deciding on an emerging technology company, I discussed the issue of price being a key motivator. In this entry I'll discuss selecting an emerging technology company because it is the only one that's solving a problem you have.
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