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2012 Luminary Podcast: Chris Soghoian

2012 Luminary Podcast: Chris Soghoian

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Chris Soghoian, who was recently hired as the ACLU's first-ever principal technologist, has never been afraid to ruffle the feathers of the corporate establishment when it comes to privacy and security issues.

2012 Luminary Podcast: Valerie Aurora and Mary Gardiner

2012 Luminary Podcast: Valerie Aurora and Mary Gardiner

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Valerie Aurora and Mary Gardiner have united to form a decade-long collaboration on a variety of "women in open source" advocacy projects, including developing anti-harassment policies at conferences.

2012 Luminary Podcast: Ron Ross

2012 Luminary Podcast: Ron Ross

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Ron Ross is helping to lead the development of new standards and controls that security professionals can use to safeguard their organizations against today's internet threat paradigms.

2012 Luminary Podcast: Michael Coates

2012 Luminary Podcast: Michael Coates

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Michael Coates, director of security assurance at Mozilla and chairman of OWASP, is a steadfast supporter of open-source methods to safeguard users against security and privacy threats.

2012 Luminary Podcast: Gabriella Coleman

2012 Luminary Podcast: Gabriella Coleman

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Gabriella Coleman, professor at McGill University in Montreal and avid observer of the Anonymous online collective, has become one of the pre-eminent thought leaders on the hacktivist culture.

Web exclusive: A look ahead

Web exclusive: A look ahead

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A group of prominent security professionals forecast the most significant industry shifts in 2013. Greg Masters compiles the responses.

Industry Innovators: Security infrastructure

Industry Innovators: Security infrastructure

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These tools define and manage the security infrastructure by managing risk and implementing policy.

Two champions for women in technology

Two champions for women in technology

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Valerie Aurora and Mary Gardiner have united to form a decade-long collaboration on a variety of "women in open source" advocacy projects, including developing anti-harassment policies at conferences.

Community advocate for secure software

Community advocate for secure software

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Michael Coates, director of security assurance at Mozilla and chairman of OWASP, is a steadfast supporter of open-source methods to safeguard users against security and privacy threats.

Anthropologist focused on hacker culture

Anthropologist focused on hacker culture

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Gabriella Coleman, professor at McGill University in Montreal and avid observer of the Anonymous online collective, has become one of the pre-eminent thought leaders on the hacktivist culture.

Standards bearer for risk management

Standards bearer for risk management

Ron Ross is helping to lead the development of new standards and controls that security professionals can use to safeguard their organizations against today's internet threat paradigms.

Privacy activist and technologist

Privacy activist and technologist

Chris Soghoian, who was recently hired as the ACLU's first-ever principal technologist, has never been afraid to ruffle the feathers of the corporate establishment when it comes to privacy and security issues.

Influential IT security minds in 2012: Honorable mentions

Influential IT security minds in 2012: Honorable mentions

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Our year-end special section recognizes a number of individuals who represent the highest degree of professionalism in the security space. These six just missed the final cut, but deserve to be called out nonetheless for their achievements.

Install mobile app safeguards

Install mobile app safeguards

This is the age of bring-your-own-device, and it is too late to turn back now.

Questions for CxOs in a new era

Questions for CxOs in a new era

As network security grows more elusive, CxOs need to ask their IT departments some tough questions.

Cyber laws may need tweaking

Cyber laws may need tweaking

2013 may be the year that U.S. companies strike back at their cyber adversaries, says Taia Global's Jeffrey Carr.

Industry Innovators: Analysis & testing

Industry Innovators: Analysis & testing

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There are two times when we need analysis and testing: before and after an event.

Industry Innovators: Perimeter defense

Industry Innovators: Perimeter defense

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Protecting the perimeter is usually about dealing with threats and this year's Innovators do a great job of addressing that.

Industry Innovators: Virtualization & cloud security

Industry Innovators: Virtualization & cloud security

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The cloud and its core enabling architecture virtualization needs a special kind of security.

Industry Innovators: Hall of Fame

Industry Innovators: Hall of Fame

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This year's inductees have a loyal following, good year-on-year growth and the right stuff for their respective niches

Web exclusive: In the year 2013, a trend forecast

Web exclusive: In the year 2013, a trend forecast

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The threats to enterprise networks continued to grow this year, but the tech grab bag is also getting more potent, reports Alan Earls.

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