- When it comes to securing information networks, Paul Barford believes the good guys always are one step behind the guys in the black hats.
Barford, an assistant professor in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Computer Sciences
, said the acceleration of malicious activity that began in 2001 shows no signs of abati......Full article >>>
no longer enough. However, securing each and every component of the network might be enough, especially in an era where hackers are getting more sophisticated, but don't necessarily have to be.
That's because even casual hackers can cause havoc. People who hack for the thrill of it have been a round about as long as the Internet, itself, but the difference today is the tools they employ ......Full article >>>
is breached or compromised, another roadblock presents itself, is the best way to combat threats. The reason to secure the entire network is that everything traverses the network, but when every component has a role to play in security, the degree of difficulty for hackers is enhanced.
"At every level, it's security in depth," Hartmann said. "Every device has its own role to play in secur......Full article >>>
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