CIO Symmetry:

August, 2011


August 4, 2011  11:17 PM

Intrusion testing means thinking like a hacker



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, Hacking, security risk

Back in the '90s and early 2000s, I had two acquaintances who called themselves "hackers." Being a burgeoning geek girl myself, I kind of figured that they were affecting the moniker to be cool. Back then, the image of a hacker was different, more like the Robin Hoods of the Internet age. It was...

August 2, 2011  5:02 PM

What cleaning computer viruses can teach you



Posted by: Scot Petersen
CIO, data backup, Security

In my spare time I run a little PC service repair business, mostly for friends and family. It's mostly cleaning computer viruses, installing wireless networks and sometimes building gaming systems. No matter what the job is, however, I always end up lecturing the owners about security and data...


August 1, 2011  3:35 PM

Info on the new iPhone 5 release and Silicon Valley salaries



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
data privacy, iPhone, Twitter, women in IT

Whatever happened to the lazy days of summer? Things are smoking around the blogosphere, thanks to the impending new iPhone 5 release, the U.S. debt ceiling compromise and the general malaise of the U.S. economy. We've scoured the headlines and are giving you an executive summary of what happened...


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