Tag Archives: Information Security

The Road to a Network Security Emphasis at Globe/MSB

I went into registration for the Spring Quarter with mainly Information Technology electives remaining for my last quarter minus a 1 credit career development class. I saved most of my electives for the end of my program, because I believe my final classes will be the most interesting and useful for my career path. I
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Is it the methods or the targets that make a hacker unethical?

I recently ran into a very interesting discussion on a LinkedIn group that I belong to called the “Legal IT Network”. The question that starts the discussion is – “Is it the methods or the targets that make a hacker unethical?” The question has risen because of a “patriotic” hacker who has recently been attacking
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An (in)Convenient Deal Between Google and the NSA

Most people interested in Information Security have heard about the attacks last month originating from China. A posting in the original Google Blog says “at least twenty other large companies from a wide range of businesses–including the Internet, finance, technology, media and chemical sectors–have been similarly targeted.” There is also a long history between Google
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IT Jobs Down in 2009, 2010 Trends

I was taken back yesterday when I came across a source on the web that reported that the recession has hit the IT profession hard in the year 2009.  According to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment among information technology managers and staffers went from 2.5 percent in 2008 to 5.2 percent in
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Is there a difference between Information Security and Information Systems Security?

Certainly different businesses and authorities may define these two terms differently. When they are presented together in this question, I believe that our natural reaction is to say, “Yes, there is a difference.” This makes me think, “Okay, what’s the difference?” First an illuminating digression: one interesting difference between the thinking of Information Systems (IS)
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