I met Mike Rothman last night for drinks. He was on a once in a lifetime pass through Southfield, Michigan.
Richard Stiennon delivers a timely, succinct exploration of cyber threats, hack attacks, crime on the web, and information warfare.
Good job. According to Reuters, the US has succeeded in shooting down its errant spy satellite.
I am taking a couple of days to explore the slopes at Boyne Mountain. For those of you who regularly ski the Alps and Rockies I have one thing to say.
In the rapidly escalating story of Wikileaks.org, (here) a California court has ordered the domain registrar, Dynadot, to erase all DNS entries for the domain, effectively erasing a website that hosts millions of documents purportedly "leaked" to the wiki-style site in the name of whistle-blowing on malfeasance.
As someone who has been accused of publicity seeking through grand pronouncements I can understand the motivation behind Nicholas Carr's 2003 article in Harvard Business Review: "IT Doesn't Matter". His main thesis is:For a brief period, as they are being built into the infrastructure of commerce, these "infrastructural technologies," as I call them, open opportunities for forward-looking companies to gain strong competitive advantages.
Hard to believe that a SIM (Security Information Management) company has made it "out". Arcsight went public yesterday at $9/share.
This news just in. The Bush administration has decided to attempt to shoot down the failed spy satellite that was due to enter the earth's atmosphere sometime in coming weeks.
Ben Edelman has created a nice Valentine's day post. I am sure the folks behind C-NetMedia are swooning over it even now.
Practically one of my first blog postings ever I published(Black and white and gray all over) a continuum of good and evil. I was attempting to investigate the shades of gray in moral behavior when it comes to online practices.
In the underground world of spy vs spy one always has to question revelations about major spy incidents. Yesterday the FBI announced that they had arrested three men in New Orleans on spying charges and, oh by the way, another man, 72 years old who worked for Boeing up until 2002.