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Efficiency and effectiveness

I had the pleasure of attending a session with a “guturist” recently — a gentleman by the name of Michael Tchong. He spends much of his time analyzing trends and patterns in technology, human behavior and other areas and uses that information to forecast future trends and directions. While his technology and business predictions were fascinating, one of the comments he made struck me as particularly appropriate to those of us in information security:
“If you can’t do it for the same cost or lower — outsource it.”

IM trojan steals web banking passwords

Security experts today warned instant messaging (IM) network users to beware of a newly intercepted trojan named W32/Banbra.BOK, which is using the rise in holiday season web commerce to secretly steal banking passwords from unwitting surfers.

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