Stories by Bill Brenner

  • Laid-off Workers as Data Thieves?

    A Symantec/Ponemon report points to an ominous byproduct of the economic crisis: laid-off employees stealing data in acts of vengeance. Bill Brenner is skeptical of this report's news value.

  • Ignorance will cost in 2009

    Marcus J. Ranum is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation. He is recognized as an early innovator in firewall technology and the implementer of the first commercial firewall product. What does he expect in network security for 2009? (Part of the What Happens Next security predictions series.)