Violet Blue

Violet Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. She contributes to ZDNet, CNET, CBS News, and SF Appeal.

Larry Seltzer

Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years

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2008: The year of hack the vote?

The state of Ohio has released a comprehensive study of voting machinesecurity and the report will have you longing for paper.A 334-page PDF report from the Ohio Secretary of State reveals insufficientsecurity, poor implementation of security technology, lax auditing and shoddysoftware maintenance.

December 16, 2007 by


After the hello, goodbye and thanks

It's really hard to believe that it was almost a year ago that Larry Dignan was welcoming me to ZDNet to start this Zero Day blog.  It feels like it was only yesterday I was boarding a flight for the RSA Security conference to take the full-time blogging plunge.

December 14, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


Maiffret's exit raises questions about eEye

The co-founder's exit comes just seven months after eEye dismissed CEO Ross Brown and went through a small round of layoffs to cut costs to cope in a super-competitive vulnerability assessment and intrusion prevention software market. The company has had two CEOs in less than a year.

December 13, 2007 by Ryan Naraine


DHS planning Cyber Storm II exercise in March

A Department of Homeland Security official said Cyber Storm II, a national cyber security exercise, is slated for March 2008.In comments before the New York Metro Infragard Alliance Security Summit on Tuesday, Greg Garcia, assistant secretary of cybersecurity and communications at the DHS, said planning is underway for a March 2008 cyber security exercise, dubbed Cyber Storm II.

December 12, 2007 by

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