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Content posted in July 2007
Cybercriminal Innovation Will Continue To Drive The IT Security Market
Commentary  |  7/26/2007  | 
The creativity and ambition of cybercriminals all but ensure for years to come there will be a market not only for security technology but for individual security components provided by a multiplicity of vendors.
China Weighs In On Its IT Security Challenges
Commentary  |  7/20/2007  | 
A blog by my InformationWeek China colleague Jon Tian entitled "Borders of Information Security" provides some cultural perspective for several key findings in InformationWeek Research's 10th annual Global Information Security Survey.
China's Security Syndrome
Commentary  |  7/19/2007  | 
InformationWeek Research's 10th annual Global Information Security Survey highlights some very different security concerns facing Chinese businesses as compared with their U.S. counterparts.
Who's Fighting Identity Theft? You'd Be Surprised
Commentary  |  7/12/2007  | 
I love a good scrap, and one of the more interesting ones I've been following this year involves the U.S. Justice Department and E-Gold, an organization that provides a payment system for online transactions. The government says that E-Gold facilitates cybercrime by allowing the criminal element to pay online for stolen goo
Are You Spending Your IT Security Dollars Wisely? If You Don't Know, You're Not Alone
Commentary  |  7/11/2007  | 
How do companies know they're getting their money's worth when they invest in IT security products and services? InformationWeek's upcoming 10th Annual Global Security Survey indicates that a surprising number of companies don't measure the value of their security investments at all. (Hint: it's up from last year).
Security Star Shares Top 5 Most Popular Web 2.0 Services Sure To Be A Hit With Hackers
Commentary  |  7/3/2007  | 
As I was checking out what's going on today (and, let's be honest, thinking about my July 4 plans), I came across a blog posting that I couldn't resist sharing with InformationWeek readers. It's entitled "The Top 5 most Popular Web2.0 Services Hackers Cannot live Without," and it includes mashups, RSS readers, and an online database app.


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