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China Blames 'Denial of Service' Attack For Crashing Internet
2013-08-26 12:38:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chinese government is blaming the largest denial-of-service (DoS) attack it has ever received for bringing down part of its Internet. The attackers disrupted service to many sites with the .cn domain shortly after 2 a.m. local time. A second, more intense attack was launched against the Chinese Internet two hours later. According to a PCWorld report, the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) issued an apology during...

2013-08-23 23:19:22

There is no doubt that successful cyber attacks can have substantial legal repercussions on victimized organizations, and that fact alone gives legal counsel, whether in-house or sourced from outside, an important seat at the table when cyber security lands in the spotlight of litigation. But, “Having a seat at the cyber security table and being at the head of the table are two very different things in our dangerous digital world,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital...

2013-08-22 23:21:18

Live Webinar with Former CISO of DuPont Larry Brock Offers Strategies on How to Build a Sustainable Program WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Public and private sector organizations with responsibility for protecting their systems against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks can learn strategies and real world examples on how to build a sustainable and successful program with a free live webinar featuring Larry Brock, President of Brock Consulting and former Chief Information...

2013-08-19 23:22:13

In a news story that broke late last week, the Syrian Electronic Army apparently flexed some cyber-muscle by redirecting The Washington Post’s Web traffic to an alternate site to make a political point. Joe Caruso, CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, talks about just how damaging an attack like this could be for an organization if leveraged for a different endgame, and some of the essential cyber security basics that can help defend against many of these types of attacks. New York, NY...

2013-08-06 23:24:21

The two biggest hacker conferences of the year roared at full pitch last week in Las Vegas, DEF CON 21 and Black Hat, and if there was one theme on display that should re-energize the fear factor concerning cyber security, it’s this; “The more we allow our everyday lives to interface with and rely on technology, the more at risk to outside forces we inevitably become, especially where yesterday’s technologies meet today’s threats,” says Bob Knudsen, Northeast Regional Manager for...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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