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Of speeding and blackmail

Back in 2005, The Register reported on a UK police project (the article calls it Gatso 2) whose thrust was to use cameras to identify vehicles' license plates as they go by. The information on who/when/where (WWW) would be stored for at least two years, and the system was expected to process 50 million plates per day.

February 13, 2007 by Ed Gottsman

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RSA 2007: The final word on cybersecurity

Video: At the RSA 2007 Conference in San Francisco we talked to some attendees about what they considered to be the biggest cybersecurity threats, and I caught up with Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity czar, Chief Security Strategist for the US CERT Partners Program and chief security officer at Microsoft and eBay. We discussed the state of cybersecurity, including Windows Vista and the White House's role in fighting cyberthreats.

February 12, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Where are your laptops today?

Via the Washington Post, 160 laptops owned and operated by employees of the FBI have disappeared over the last four years, according to a Justice Department report from the Inspector General's office. The report stated that the FBI has 26,000 laptops.

February 12, 2007 by Dan Farber

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