Intelligence Squared US: Cyber War Debate 8/10

Clip 8/10 Debate: THE CYBER WAR THREAT HAS BEEN GROSSLY EXAGGERATED Speakers: For the motion: Marc Rotenberg, Bruce Schneier Against the motion: VADM (Ret) John M. (Mike) McConnell, Jonathan Zittrain The sophistication of our mobile phone networks, of the GPS […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry… View full…

read more

Intelligence Squared US: Cyber War Debate 7/10

Clip 7/10 Debate: THE CYBER WAR THREAT HAS BEEN GROSSLY EXAGGERATED Speakers: For the motion: Marc Rotenberg, Bruce Schneier Against the motion: VADM (Ret) John M. (Mike) McConnell, Jonathan Zittrain The sophistication of our mobile phone networks, of the GPS […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry… View full…

read more

The debate over ‘police militarization’ continues

Author: Lance Eldridge In January of this year, PoliceOne’s Chuck Remsberg published a controversial letter from Retired Constable Scott Enlow that created a bit of a blog firestorm. Mr. Enlow expressed his concerns that with a combination of federally-purchased “military-type equipment,” an influx of war veterans into the profession, and…

read more

Security experts debate over how to ensure secure software

Consumer desire for unnecessary features has encouraged the development of insecure and unreliable software products, said Tenable Network Security CSO Marcus Ranum, during a debate on Wednesday about software liability at the RSA security conference in San Francisco. Ranum’s discussion partner, British Telecommunications’ chief technology security officer and renowned cryptographer…

read more

Debate erupts over Android malware dangers

Reports of an explosion in Android malware have sparked a debate over whether malware on mobile devices is actually a big deal for most users. On the one side are security software vendors such as McAfee and Juniper that have both released reports in recent days detailing a sharp rise…

read more

Asteroid debate rises to next level

As of now, there’s no comet or asteroid that’s definitely due to smash into our planet, but experts say it’s high time to figure out how to deal with the uncertainties, misunderstandings and political wrangling that will inevitably arise during the asteroid alerts to come. View full post on computer…

read more

FACT CHECK: Misfires on Iran, China in debate

Businessman Herman Cain contradicted himself on torture, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney offered a prescription for challenging China that didn’t add up and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich seemed to forget about crucial help by Pakistani intelligence in running down terrorists. View full post on obama hacking government – Yahoo!…

read more