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August 27, 2012  3:57 PM

Facial recognition technology to be used by local law enforcement



Posted by: Wendy Schuchart
CIO, cyberattacks, data privacy, emerging technologies, emerging technology, Facebook, Google Plus, Google privacy policy, iPad 3, IT, IT culture, Mobile, mobile devices, mobile technology, mobile tools, mobile workforce, mobility, online reputation, smartphones, Web 2.0

Can local law enforcement utilize facial recognition technology against images now visible with the new Facebook privacy settings? That's one question raised by this week's Best of the Web, where we scour the blogosphere for the news that relevant to midmarket CIOs. This week, we've got the scoop...

June 5, 2012  3:13 PM

Let’s not go overboard about Flame malware



Posted by: Scot Petersen
cyberattacks, Flame, malware, Security

Similar to nuclear war scenarios, the most significant damage the recently discovered Flame malware will inflict comes from its fallout rather than from the initial blast.

The seriousness of Flame is real: Flame and the Duqu and Stuxnet malware are...


March 1, 2011  7:09 PM

What would an Internet kill switch really mean?



Posted by: Scot Petersen
CIO, cyberattacks, Internet kill switch

The Internet shutdown in Eqypt last month raised questions regarding whether the U.S. would be able to do the same with a so-called


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