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Executive Editor at Dark Reading
Member Since: 3/12/2014
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Kelly Jackson Higgins is the Executive Editor of Dark Reading. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and other major media properties. Jackson Higgins was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Cybersecurity Journalists in the US, and named as one of Folio's 2019 Top Women in Media. She began her career as a sports writer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and earned her BA at William & Mary.  Follow her on Twitter @kjhiggins.

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posted in July 2009

Hacking The Handshake Between Applications

7/22/2009
Researchers to shed light on a new generation of attacks that exploit the relationship between browsers and their plug-ins -- or between any applications that share information -- and take over a victim's computer

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The Security 'Unconference' In Vegas

7/15/2009
Most of the security action happening later this month will be in Vegas' Caesars Palace and the Riviera Hotel, where Black Hat USA and Defcon will convene. But at a rented house at a thus-far undisclosed location a few miles off of the Las Vegas Strip, a handful of hackers will host SecurityBSides, a homegrown "unconference" alternative to the more structured format of Black Hat.

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