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2013-09-17 23:29:30

When a piece of software is popular, that means billions of devices are running it. But when those same popular programs get old enough to fall of the support schedule from their respective manufacturers, “it can be a real nightmare from a cyber security perspective,” says Joe Caruso, founder and CEO/CTO of Global Digital Forensics, discussing a recent industry article in PC World, “and the number of users that vulnerabilities in these “older versions” can affect can be almost...

2013-08-30 23:00:43

Dr. Jan Kallberg will present several new scholarly findings that points out why decisive offensive cyber operations makes the US no longer assumed prey - but instead predator. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 During the conference 2nd Annual Cyber Resilience for National Security, a Marcus Evans event in Washington D.C. September 17 - 19, 2013, Dr. Jan Kallberg will summarize and disseminate his latest research and writing in how offensive strategic cyber war can be conducted and the...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'