The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
When Adobe last week issued an advisory about a dangerous zero-day attack based on an unpatched Adobe Reader vulnerability that was being exploited in the wild to try and seize control of both PCs and Macs, it credited Lockheed Martin for sounding the alarm about it.
By Ellen Messmer | 10 December, 2011 07:30
Security researchers at Symantec today confirmed that exploits of an unpatched Adobe Reader vulnerability targeted defense contractors, among other businesses.
By Gregg Keizer | 08 December, 2011 08:28
Biometrics — the security method for identifying an individual by making a match of fingerprints, iris, face, voice, DNA and other unique physical traits — scares people, an industry leader in the field acknowledged this week. But enterprise technology managers say there's no doubt biometrics is a boon to enterprise security.
By Ellen Messmer | 03 October, 2011 21:32
Science Applications International (SAIC), a subcontractor and two former government employees will pay nearly US$22.7 million to resolve allegations that they rigged bids for a $3.2 billion supercomputing contract with the U.S. General Services Administration, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.
By Grant Gross | 30 September, 2011 05:40
A model of the Internet where the Pentagon can practice cyberwar games -- complete with software that mimics human behavior under varying military threat levels -- is due to be up and running by this time next year, according to a published report.
By Tim Greene | 18 June, 2011 03:49