I am attending Gartner's Mega IT Symposium this week at Disney World. 6,000 attendees are crammed into the biggest venue I have ever seen for presentations.
Richard Stiennon delivers a timely, succinct exploration of cyber threats, hack attacks, crime on the web, and information warfare.
I am sitting in on a presentation by Sam McQuade, a professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. He has a fascinating line of research at RIT on K-12 and cyber crime and victimization.
How many times is this meme going to circle the globe? It is as bad as the modem tax or the business card boy.
Let me go on record now. The perimeter is alive and well.
Today marks the fifth time in a row that I have been in London and it has been sunny out. A remarkable difference from just a few years ago when you could depend on rain and cold any time of the year in London.
Reading this Reuters report is a trip to the Twilight Zone. Or, maybe, it is an Onion-esque spoof on reality.
Add France to the countries that have acknowledged that they are under attack from China. They are not willing to commit to having any knowledge of the attacks being sponsored by the People's Liberation Army.
I am at the IDG Security Standard event here at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Chicago. Bob Bragdon, editor of CSO and CIO magazines made some introductory comments.
Repercussions from the biggest reported data breach incident in history are still being felt. Last month's arrest of a dealer in stolen credit cards in Istanbul is just one example of how information stolen from TJX Companies is still being used by criminals.
Now the British press is reporting infiltration of Whitehall by the People's Liberation Army. You have to ask yourself is this just bad hacking on the part of the PLA?