Software Integrity

Archive for February 2013

 

‘Active defense’ is irresponsible

NPR did a story about the idea of “Active Defense” which basically boils down to attacking the people who (may have) attacked you. (Key question: who is it that REALLY attacked you and how do you know that?)  At Synopsys, we believe this is a recipe for disaster. The last thing we need in computer […]

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President Obama acknowledges cyber threat and signs executive order for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity

President Obama explicitly mentioned cyber security. He said: America must also face the rapidly growing threat from cyber-attacks. We know hackers steal people’s identities and infiltrate private e-mail. We know foreign countries and companies swipe our corporate secrets. Now our enemies are also seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, and our air […]

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