The Computer America Blog

Shawn Henry, an executive assistant director at the FBI, is stepping down after twenty years with the agency, citing frustrations with fighting a losing cyber-war. Hackers have proven themselves capable enough to sneak into the mainframes of companies such as Sony, NASDAQ, the CIA, FBI, and a litany of others. Even HBGary Federal, a cyber-security firm, was hacked. They even stole the source code for Symantec’s Norton anti-virus software and published it to the internet. It is not surprising that the man in charge of cracking down on this mess has resigned, but it is surprising that he took another job with a private cyber-security firm. “I don’t see how we ever come out of this without changes in technology or changes in behavior, because with the status quo, it’s an unsustainable model,” Henry said. “Unsustainable in that you never get ahead, never become secure, never have a reasonable expectation…

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  1. hello #opmanning,

    i am writing an article about trolls and how misunderstood they are by the older power structure, and i would like to interview the biggest, baddest, best example of a troll or someone at least willing to chat with me for a little bit about it all in an interview. if you think you know someone who could help me with some questions, can you direct them to me? :D

    thank you very much, and keep up the great work about bradley (think that NY wall poster was amazing)


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