CIO Symmetry:

Security


October 17, 2008  2:11 PM

2009 cybersecurity threats revealed – wah waaah



Posted by: Kristen Caretta
CIO, DataCenter, Hacking, Midmarket CIO, Security, VoIP, Web 2.0

You know that new iPhone you got? Or the Android order you put in? Well, not to get all Debbie Downer on you, but your sexy smartphone is a security threat.

September 25, 2008  8:29 PM

Are we all too busy?



Posted by: Kristen Caretta
Best Practices, CIO, Hacking, Midmarket CIO, Security

Do your users pay attention to dialog box pop-ups? If you’re thinking, “yes, of course,” read on.

A recent study by members of the psychology...


August 21, 2008  12:06 PM

Subway fail, Freedom fail



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Hacking, Midmarket CIO

Two weeks ago three MIT students were forbidden by a judge to give a presentation on how susceptible Boston’s subway fare system is to...


August 12, 2008  3:23 PM

Hackers on the MBTA, or: Why Boston’s subway system deserves to be compromised



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Midmarket CIO, Security

Well, this is embarrassing. Three MIT students write a paper on how to hack the greater Boston subway fare cards. Said students are given an ‘A’ for their work and are booked to present at the annual DEFCON hacker conference in Las Vegas...


August 8, 2008  7:37 PM

Save the data! How safe is our personal information?



Posted by: Kristen Caretta
CIO, Midmarket CIO, Security

The search for the missing Registered Traveler laptop is finally over. The laptop, belonging to Verified Identity Pass Inc.(VIP), was reported missing from a locked office in the San Francisco International Airport on July...


July 16, 2008  1:55 PM

San Francisco IT hack story looks a bit too much like Chinatown



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Media, Midmarket CIO, Security

What the hell is going on in San Francisco? It’s like a freaking detective novel out there all of a sudden. One of the city’s top IT guys has been accused of locking...


April 16, 2008  4:59 PM

The greatest CIO threat of all time: Women and chocolate



Posted by: Roger Crawford
CIO, Midmarket CIO, Security, Strategy for CIOs


April 9, 2008  6:34 PM

Obama’s passport stolen = Data breach notification law



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Midmarket CIO, Security

So much for the technology candidate. Apparently, if I want to talk with Barack Obama’s people I need to use the old mojo wire. And then I’ll have to wait a week to hear if I will be granted an audience...


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