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Happy Holidays From Dark Reading

Dark Reading staff takes brief hiatus; rebooting on Jan. 3

Dear Readers,

Happy holidays! The Dark Reading staff will be taking a short break from its daily coverage of security news beginning on Friday, Dec. 24. We'll return with a new batch of stories, as well as all of our regular features, on Monday, Jan. 3.

We hope this brief hiatus will give you a chance to catch up on some of our recent coverage, and perhaps take a look at some of the special reports and longer features we've done in recent weeks. In particular, please take a closer look at the reports found in each of our Tech Centers, all of which are free to download.

With another year behind us, the staff of Dark Reading would like to thank you, our readers, for the support you've given us throughout 2010. Thanks to you, the site has set new records for visitors and readership, and we've added new features and blogs that we hope make Dark Reading more useful than ever.

Here's wishing you a happy holiday, and a prosperous, safe new year.

Tim Wilson is Editor in Chief and co-founder of Dark Reading.com, UBM Tech's online community for information security professionals. He is responsible for managing the site, assigning and editing content, and writing breaking news stories. Wilson has been recognized as one ... View Full Bio

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