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InfoSec Defenders are “Losers” per RSA

– The annual RSA Conference in San Francisco is a great event for meeting and greeting, A record of some 20,000 visitors was claimed to have attended the latest conference during the last week of February, 2012. Visitors have an opportunity to see and touch the latest vendor creations in one place…

China Chamber Hack

– Siobhan Gorman is back in strong form on the front page of the December 21, 2011 Wall Street Journal with her article “China Hackers Hit U.S. Chamber,” which suggests at first glance that  hackers made from porcelain were successfully thrown into some U.S. person’s bedroom. However, the…

The Hackers Became Too Smart

– Is that what the epitaph for modern economies will be if the rapidly rising trend in breaches gets completely out of hand? The first time I noticed the excuse given for the success of a breach a being that the hackers were very sophisticated was when Heartland Payments was hacked some three years…

Nastier at NASDAQ and the ROI of Security

– Here is a correction to “Nastiness at NASDAQ” BlogInfoSec, March 7, 2011. The first sentence of the second paragraph should read “From my particular perspective, the most disturbing aspect of the incident, as reported, is that either NASDAQ staff or law enforcement apparently do NOT know…

Nastiness at NASDAQ

– Did you catch the article in the February 5, 2010 Wall Street Journal about hacker intrusions at NASDAQ? It is by Devlin Barrett and has the title “Hackers Penetrate Nasdaq Computers.” It is believed that the initial penetration of NASDAQ’s networks and systems dates back to 2010. And it…