John Paczkowski

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In Other News, 88 Percent of IT Admins Like to Think of Themselves as Badasses

If they were to be sacked tomorrow, a staggering 88 percent of IT administrators would steal sensitive company information. This according to a new survey from Cyber-Ark, which found that IT security professionals aren’t above indulging in a bit of vindictive corporate espionage, given the right circumstances.

Or at least they’d like to give that impression.

Said Udi Mokady, co-founder and CEO of Cyber-Ark: “You can install the best security systems in the world, but if your staff do not respect the information they are entrusted with, then the information will definitely go astray–just as the findings of this survey have illustrated.”

Seems there’s a little bit of BOFH (Bastard Operator From Hell) in all system administrators …

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik