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“RSA was hacked in March. This was one of the biggest hacks in history.”

The device known as the RSA SecureID is widely relied on in big business and government. It is used to securely authorize users so¬†as to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive networks and services. For years it has been the ‘gold standard’ , and considered to be highly secure and reliable. But then one day this past March, it was revealed that the encryption used to...

Hacking on the wild, wild web

By understanding the hackers goals and means, we can put up the best defense possible against them, as well as take measures to minimize the impact and/or downtime when a hack does occur.

Happy New Year from WSD!

Just wanted to wish everyone a very happy new year from the team at WSD! 2009 is going to be an interesting year…

Everybody goes down sometimes…

“October 16, 2008 (IDG News Service) A prolonged, ongoing Gmail outage has some Google Apps administrators pulling their hair out as their end users, including high-ranking executives, complain loudly while they wait for service to be restored.” http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9117322