Infosec

July 10, 2015

In May of 2015, two employees were accused of stealing trade secrets from two U.S tech companies named Avago and Skyworks. The attackers collaborated for years on how to obtain the data needed to stand up their own company in China to compete in the billion dollars a year business.... Read More

May 15, 2013

Those of us of a certain age can remember very well when the first webcam went online. It was pointed at the coffee pot at a computer science lab within Cambridge University, and provided a simple method for employees to determine if the pot was empty before walking down the... Read More

May 10, 2013

Upgrades or lack there of, a major concern for information security operations Systems and network administration is an endless balancing act.  On the one hand, availability, stability and performance are paramount concerns, while adding functionality and security are less well understood demands outside the IT organization.  Everyone has felt the... Read More

April 25, 2013

It’s not exactly news.  For years, the conventional wisdom has been that hackers out of Russia and Eastern Europe were criminals, intent on stealing money by way of fraud and extortion, and hackers out of mainland China were mostly focused on industrial espionage, stealing trade secrets and intellectual property on... Read More

March 18, 2013

It is an article of faith that information security is a giant game of cat and mouse, played out on millions of corporate and university networks around the globe.  Hackers, criminals, vandals and thieves seek some kind of technological advantage while the network admins and their InfoSec allies try desperately... Read More