Monthly Archives: November 2012

Profiting from our vulnerability

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Security is a business and those of us who make a living from it, in some form or other, effectively profit from the fact that vulnerabilities get exploited by bad people. But is there a moral or ethical limit to how you turn insecurity into money? ReVuln, a security company based in Malta, claims to have found nine zero-day vulnerabilities… Read more »

The asymmetric struggle

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One of the most exasperating things about attempting to defend an organisation against attacks by hackers is that the conflict is so asymmetric. Enterprises and public bodies operate within the law – well, most of them — and are constrained by ethical and regulatory considerations. Attackers do not and are not. There must be legions of corporate infosecurity professionals who… Read more »