Daily Archive: April 24, 2012
“We all know that, in recent decades, businesses have internationalized their operations like never before, but a less well-known result of globalization is that transnational criminal enterprises have also benefited enormously. Sophisticated illicit networks have emerged around the world, adept at exploiting the disjunction between global economic integration and the persistence of sovereign states. Global commerce now relies on countless shipping containers, which are rarely checked for contraband….”
“Wow, no one saw this coming. The University of Florida announced this past week that it was dropping its computer science department, which will allow it to save about $1.
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UK Consumers Worried About Data Security But Not Enough To Take Responsibility, Reveals Faronics Survey
“Faronics, a global leader in securing multi-user PC environments, today announced the results of a survey exploring UK web users attitudes to online security. The research, conducted by One Poll, revealed that although the majority of people (71 percent) are worried about the amount of personal information held online, a significant proportion would still share confidential information with people they didnt know, with almost a third (32 percent) stating they would send a password, bank account number or their mothers maiden name via email or a social networking website….”
“The minister for cyber security claims the UK differs from the world on its approach to cyber crime. Cyber security is not just an issue for the military to face, but one for both the public and private sector to work on together. This was the claim by David Willets, minister of state for universities and science and the recently appointed minister for cyber security within the department for business, innovation and skills (BIS)….”
“The UK minister for universities and science, David Willetts, has predicted cyber security will be a major boom area for the economy in the coming years.