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when the utility gets into owning telecom infrastructure – dependability quo vadis?

November 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Deregulation means better choice (e.g., infrastructure, broadband Internet access and telephony). Besides, deregulation also means that achieving of greater dependability and resilience of public e-communication networks has become ever more challenging for regulators, operators and users alike. This post explains how infrastructure owned by a utility – ewz.zürinet, being operated by a vendor improves broadband […]

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Dependability of public e-communication networks – ropes to skip 4

November 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Resilience describes the ability of communications networks in providing and maintaining acceptable level of service in the face of various challenges to normal operations. More and more we live in world where the use of information and communication technology is part of our daily lives. Hence dependability and network resilience is becoming ever more important […]

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The Russian Mafia is Raising its Ugly Head – this Time in Sheep’s Clothing – be Careful

March 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Ex-adware firm Phrom has done deals with lots of ISPs, particularly in the UK – installing monitoring services at these ISPs own installations for better targeting advertising at ISP customers. Works by collecting information about how ISP clients use the Web. To accomplish this Phrom sifts out keywords from requires and responses….. to determine which […]

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Safer Internet Day 2008 – dealing with personal and computer-related risks

February 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Toward a gentler, safer and more secure cyberspace Personal risk-taking is a real social, health and economic problem in our society. Nonetheless, a wide range of views about the severity of the threats persist The resulting lack of urgency has impeded progress toware a more secure cyberspace for our children and future generations. Readers of […]

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CyTRAP Labs checklist – 7 lessons learned from the disastrous UK data loss – electronic patient records

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

The UK data loss disaster has again illustrated that building large systems entails risks including employees not following procedures. However, the larger the system the bigger the repercussions if something goes wrong. So Brian Randell and Urs E. Gattiker decided to come up with a table outlinining some of the key challenges that must be […]

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1 disclosure in practice

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

What is responsible disclosure or full disclosure and what might it not be? Information security researchers work in a field that does not exhibit characteristics of a well developed scientific area of work. For instance, neither paradigms nor terminology or values have the same meaning amongst fellow researchers as is the case in well established […]

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2 Advanced Access Content System – Hollywood trying to protect IP – Microsoft leveraging its eco-system – who pays? You guessed right – YOU

September 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Previously we covered: – 1 Advanced Access Content System – Hollywood against Microsoft – how it all started So what is all the fuss about – Peter Gutmann, Jon Brodkin, Ken Fisher, George Ou, Ed Bott A while back we reported about Peter Gutmann, who issued his criticisms several months ago with a paper titled: […]

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Zero-Day Mozilla Firefox OR ‘old’ Microsoft Internet Explorer vulnerability – debunking some myths about early warning systems

July 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Early Warning System – much work it takes to create ‘added value’ From time-to-time we will bring new insights regarding the running of EWS operations. We hope that you enjoy reading these and will get something out of them We would appreciate if you leave a comment below, why don’t you. We have addressed the […]

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EISAS and ENISA – biggest challenge are the Key Performance Indicators – KPIs

June 5th, 2007 · No Comments

- Early Warning System (EWS) – what it takes to create success – EISAS and ENISA – will it help risk management across the EU? Early Warning System – much work it takes to create ‘added value’ From time-to-time we will bring new insights regarding the running of EWS operations. We hope that you enjoy […]

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Research that matters – kernel malware and why we should worry about it

February 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Kernel is the heart of an operating system such as Windows. As we all know, code executing in kernel mode has full access to all memory including – the kernel itself, – all CPU instructions, and – all hardware. Based on the above it is clear that only the most trusted software should be allowed […]

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