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46 Hugh Penri-Williams reviews the self- published Do I Recognize You?, a cautionary tale about the union of artificial intelligence and biometrics


42 Occupy DDoS There’s little room in Ted Swearingen’s heart for the exploits of so-called hacktivists. His sympathies lie with those charged with combating them

43 Security’s Little Awareness Helper Matthew Pascucci shines a light on the by-product of hacktivism: increased security awareness. Their attacks may be embarrassing, but he says hactivists do serve a functional purpose for the security professional


45 Taking the Ethical High Road Marcus Ranum of Tenable Network Security outlines how the IT security industry can ensure its integrity by maintaining a strong code of ethics


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