Who Should Keep Out The Hackers?

I applaud the governments initiatives in keeping the nations computer secure. But at the end of the day security managers know what to do the problem is that they are often overwhelmed. With so many possible threats – viruses, hackers, fraud and so much more there’s only so many holes one can effectively plug.

The Washington Post reports The calm of a few months without a major attack of a computer worm, virus or other form of cyber-harassment was rattled hard this week.
So dangerous are the latest vulnerabilities that the Department of Homeland Security took the rare step of briefing the media yesterday, warning that quick action by users and network operators was crucial to avoiding serious Internet disruption.
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