Online Safety




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http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_on_the_issues/archive/2010/10/05/the-need-for-global-collective-defense-on-the-internet.aspx A few days ago, a Microsoft employee (in their Trustworthy Computing division) posted a blog entry discussing the need for a “health certificate” to allow computers on the Internet. In order to be considered “healthy” your computer must have all available updates (I’m assuming Security here), and updated antivirus, […]

A "Health Certificate" for the Internet? Hmmm…..



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http://www.thenewnewinternet.com/2010/02/16/more-must-be-done-to-prepare-us-for-cyber-attack/ and http://www.darkreading.com/security/cybercrime/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=222900775&cid=nl_DR_DAILY_2010-02-18_h Yesterday, former members of the Government participated in a Cyber Security Game called Operation CyberShockwave, which was a test of how well the US Government would handle a cyber-attack.  The results?  We failed miserably.  There’s more work that needs to be done. The scenario was an application […]

US Fails in CyberAttack Simulation






http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9150138/Google_joins_the_kill_IE6_campaign ComputerWorld is reporting that starting on March 1, 2010, Google Docs and Google Sites will no longer support Internet Explorer 6.  Considering that IE6 is 9 years old, it’s not surprising.  There have been two versions of Internet Explorer in the past 9 years, alongside offerings from Mozilla, Apple, […]

Google Joins the IE-6 Must Die Campaign


If you haven’t heard this already, there was an incident where Google and about 20 other companies were hacked last month.  It allegedly is tied into the Chinese Government.  Because of this, a few things have taken place. Google is threatening to pull their Search engine out of China (at […]

Microsoft Releases Out of Band Update for Internet Explorer