April 30, 2002VIEWS | by Paul Desmond, April 30, 2002
Despite average losses of more than $2 million each, only one-third of companies reporting computer crimes this year contacted law enforcement authorities, according to the annual security survey. What were the other two-thirds thinking?
April 29, 2002TRENDS | by Jim Wagner, April 29, 2002
This time, the pair posts communications logs and personal information of U.S. Department of Defense employees. In light of a reported CIA advisory of planned hacking attacks from the Chinese Army, the security breach takes on an ominous undertone.
April 24, 2002TRENDS | by Sharon Gaudin, April 24, 2002
A recent Computer Security Institute/FBI survey reported that 78% of companies polled detected employee misuse of their Internet access privileges. Read about what some IT managers have done, and what you can do to address this problem.
April 22, 2002TRENDS | by Jim Wagner, April 22, 2002
The U.S. Space and Naval Ware Systems Command was defaced Monday morning with what appeared to be screenshots of database files taken from a major airline and bank. The hacker group claiming responsibility said it shouldn't have been that easy.
April 11, 2002TRENDS | by Paul Desmond, April 11, 2002
Network security's days in the limelight are over, according to a recent report from ICA Syndicate. Before you go looking for a new career, though, it may be helpful to first cast a wary eye on some of the report's findings.
March 25, 2002TRENDS | by Paul Desmond, March 25, 2002
The CERT Coordination Center says users of Instant Messaging and Internet Relay Chat services are vulnerable to social engineering ploys that can turn their systems into platforms for distributed denial of service attacks.
March 14, 2002TRENDS | by Paul Desmond, March 14, 2002
The federal government should work with industry, academia, government agencies and other nations to devise a means of protecting critical infrastructures and punishing those who commit cyber crimes, according to the vice chair of the president's Critical Infrastructure Board.