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  • Bitcoin: Addressing concerns over a 51% attack

    Although a mining pool last month managed to briefly control the majority of the computing power used to generate the Bitcoin crypto-currency, a so-called '51 per cent attack' remains unlikely.

  • New standard/tool address security dependencies

    There's a need to rely and trust forces outside our direct control for security -- and that awareness spurred the United Kingdom's national infrastructure protection authority to push for a standard way to model the implications of relying on technology, services, people and more.

  • Trustworthy systems, trustworthy vendors, and how to identify them

    It's sad but true that some of the world's best minds in computing have dedicated themselves to creating new ways to attack information technology infrastructures. The assaults have resulted in a significant cost factor in enterprise computing, influencing the purchasing decisions both for general-purpose processing, storage and networking products and for specialized security hardware, software and services.

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