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Hackers Can Be Seen, If Only We Would Look

Nawaf Bitar | Posted 04.28.2013 | Technology
Nawaf Bitar

Given the number of successful attacks we've seen in the past year, it's apparent that the security community is in need of a new approach. We can no longer afford to sit back and wait for attacks to hit our perimeter and hope that we can stop them -- that simply does not work.

Lebanese Cabinet Shelves Phone/Net Snooping Request -- For Now?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

An online clarion call last week halted -- if briefly -- a Lebanese Internal Security Force (ISF) request to poke into mobile phone data sessions, SMS traffic, citizens' browsing logfiles, IP addresses and passwords, chats, emails and apps used in a bid to decipher unsolved crimes.

Hollywood and the Internet: Time for the Sequel

Susan Landau | Posted 01.28.2012 | Technology
Susan Landau

With cyber security a national priority, Hollywood would like to make it harder to determine whether a website is legitimate. Yes, you read those words correctly; Hollywood is lobbying for a bill that would derail current efforts to secure the network.

Vint Cerf: The Web Is Running Out Of Addresses

The Times | Mike Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The world is about to run out of the internet addresses that allow computers to identify each other and communicate, the man who invented the system h...