Hard to believe that a SIM (Security Information Management) company has made it "out". Arcsight went public yesterday at $9/share.
Richard Stiennon delivers a timely, succinct exploration of cyber threats, hack attacks, crime on the web, and information warfare.
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.
I don't want to start a debate here over who invented anti-virus. According to DarkReading it is Peter Tippett.
I hope this is not just an attempt to up the offer. Funny that Google news has not picked up on this yet.
An alert blogger at BuggStompers picked up a brochure at his last visit to the bank. The brochure, titled "Protect Yourself From Malware" points you to a site to download Spybot search and destroy.
That is the title of my keynote Thursday during the Data Protection Virtual Trade Show. Click here to sign up for this free webinar.
I just happened to be reading Breakpoint by Richard Clarke last week. The premise for the book is that the US finds itself undergoing a series of attacks on its infrastructure starting with simultaneous bombings of several beach heads for the main trans-Atlantic fiber cables as well as undersea cuttings of the same fiber.
Well tonight's the night. For the first time, IPv6 domain resolution will be possible from a root server.
This weekend there was a lot of hand wringing over some posts to Digg, reddit, and slash dot that pointed to this page at the Internet Traffic Report. There is one router in Iran that is not responding to pings so it shows up red.
On top of the news today that yet another cable has been broken connecting the Mideast to the rest of the world we learn that the first two cables were not cut by ships dragging their anchors.According to at least one report an Egyptian ministry examined 24 hour surveillance cameras and found:The transport ministry added that footage recorded by onshore video cameras of the location of the cables showed no maritime traffic in the area when the cables were damaged.
Henry Blodget does a plain vanilla analysis of the Microsoft + Yahoo! merger on Sillicon Alley Insider.
Microsoft has weathered two significant challenges to its world wide monopoly. It is facing the third challenge right now and it is not advertising revenue.