March 01, 2012 | SC Media

Print Issue: March 01, 2012

Hacktivism endures

Hacktivism endures

The threat posed by politically motivated attackers, known as hacker activists, or hacktivists, is far-reaching, yet authorities are finding it difficult to take down a structurally decentralized movement.

Code surety: Secure by design

Code surety: Secure by design

More-than-decade-old bugs still plague web applications, and the challenge is only growing for programs migrating to the cloud. But new frameworks and heightened awareness can mitigate the threat.

Case study: An educated decision

Case study: An educated decision

Web applications remain a primary vector for attack, and the higher education space remains fertile ground for successful breaches. That’s why West Virginia University wanted to take a proactive approach.

Dan Kaplan, executive editor, SC Magazine

An abusive relationship

No single reported breach in recent memory better highlighted the risk that vulnerable third-parties present than when hackers last year raided Epsilon.

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