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Digital surveillance programs in other countries trigger controversy

Last week's disclosure of massive data collection efforts at the U.S. National Security Agency has generated heated debate in the U.S. and across the world about privacy. The NSA is collecting metadata on U.S. residents' phone calls made on Verizon's network and Internet records from nine Web companies, including Facebook, Google and Microsoft, according to reports in the Guardian and The Washington Post newspapers. But intelligence agencies in other countries have similar goals, according to reports, and in some cases there are few details about what data these governments are collecting.

IDG News Service staff | 14 Jun | Read more

Locking The Data Store

As more SAN traffic migrates from the relatively unknown Fibre Channel protocol to the Internet Protocol, it will become vulnerable to the same well-known attacks used against the Internet and corporate networks.

IDG News Service staff | 24 Oct | Read more