Tag: Intel

  • What is more important – patient safety or hospital IT?

    What is more important – patient safety or the health of the enterprise hospital Windows network?  What is more important – writing secure code or installing an anti-virus? A threat analysis was performed on a medical device used in intensive care units.  The threat analysis used the PTA (Practical threat analysis) methodology. Our analysis considered […]

  • Compliance, security and Wikileaks

    This is an essay I wrote in 2004.  There is nothing here that doesn’t still ring true, especially with the latest round of Wikileaks disclosures. I wrote then and I still hold that  compliance and and data security technology cannot protect an organization from a data breach. The best security countermeasures  for protecting a company’s […]

  • Teachers Matter More Than PCs

    Just as I was wondering how pumping trillions into banks will solve the GFC (great financial crisis) – along comes Craig Barrett (former CEO of Intel) and tells us that Teachers Matter More Than PCs “We’re bailing out Wall Street, we’ll be bailing out Detroit soon, we’re bailing out the agricultural sector with high subsidies […]

  • Ex-Intel worker charged with $1B data theft

    Big time data theft event, this time by an employee leaving Intel to go to work for AMD. A Worcester, Mass. man has been charged with stealing trade secrets worth more than $1 billion. Biswamohan Pani, 33, was indicted for allegedly stealing trade secrets from Intel’s Hudson, Mass. facility and downloading confidential documents from Intel […]