Acting Director Andrew McCabe announced the arrival of Eric W. Sporre as special agent in charge of the FBI’s Tampa Division. Mr. Sporre most recently served as deputy assistant director of the Cyber Operations Branch in the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters. Mr. Sporre entered on duty as a special agent with the FBI in
For many decades the term “random numbers” meant “pseudo-random numbers” to anyone who thought much about the issue and understood that computers simply were not equipped to produce anything that was truly random. Manufacturers did what they could, grabbing some signals from the likes of mouse movement, keyboard activity, system interrupts, and packet collisions just
Any innovative technology faces a battle of doubt. When Amazon first rolled out AWS, few could imagine servers running in the cloud. Before Salesforce, many thought CRM to be too critical to run as SaaS. I find SD-WANs to be facing a similar battle. It’s inconceivable to many that an SD-WAN could replace MPLS. This
‘Dark Net’ Site Was Major Source of Fentanyl and Heroin, Linked to Overdose Deaths, and Used By Hundreds of Thousands of People to Buy and Sell Illegal Goods and Services Anonymously over the Internet The Justice Department today announced the seizure of the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, AlphaBay, which operated for over two
On 20 June 2017, at Chester Magistrates’ Court, Stacey Sam Harrison, who worked using a forged licence for over five years, was successfully prosecuted.
On Unix systems, random numbers are generated in a number of ways and random data can serve many purposes. From simple commands to fairly complex processes, the question “How random is random?” is worth asking. EZ random numbers If all you need is a casual list of random numbers, the RANDOM variable is an easy
IBM has introduced the 14th generation of its Z series mainframes, which still sell respectably despite repeated predictions of their demise. One of the major features being touted is the simple ability to encrypt all of the data on the mainframe in one shot. The mainframe, called IBM Z or z14, introduces a new encryption
IBM wants businesses to use its new z14 mainframe to encrypt pretty much everything — an approach to security it calls pervasive encryption. Encrypting everything, and restricting access to the keys, is one way to reduce the risk and impact of data breaches. It can reduce the threat surface by 92 percent, according to research