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'Tis a Fragile Thing
Posted in: Information Security
After the peering point between the two US Tier 1 ISPs, Cogent and Level 3, was recently cut (see columns from two and three weeks ago), it started a lot of people thinking about the fragility of the Internet, and what could happen in the future if the gentlemen's agreements that keep the backbone o....
Posted: 31 October 2005 12:00

Armchair Spies
Posted in: Information Security
Originally starting life as the DARPA-Net, and a combination of University networks, the Internet has grown over the last few decades to become the massive global network of information that it currently is. The content of this network, freely available to many, contains a lot of information that al....
Posted: 24 October 2005 12:00

Liability? What Liability?
Posted in: Information Security
Many industries and professions have strict liability and accountability regulations, which can significantly increase the costs of doing business, and which provides a place to assign responsibility should something go significantly wrong. Strangely, the software development industry tends to avoid....
Posted: 17 October 2005 12:00

Much to Think About
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft has released an advanced notice that there will be nine patches to be released with the October Security Patch release (Tuesday). Eight of the patches are for the core Operating System, while the ninth is for Microsoft Exchange, as well as the core Operating System. Given the short timefra....
Posted: 10 October 2005 12:00

Who Needs Enemies?
Posted in: Information Security
Sometimes patch releases don't always go as planned. Following a release by Microsoft last week of patches for Internet Explorer 6, and DirectX 8, it was discovered that the patches were identical to those released in May 2004 (Internet Explorer), and August 2003 (DirectX 8). The 'Release Date' and ....
Posted: 3 October 2005 12:00

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