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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


POINT-COUNTERPOINT


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


OPINION


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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