Category Archives: IT

How the Internet of Things Took Down the Internet

“the takedown was facilitated by hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected devices—from Web cameras to routers—that had been hacked to contribute to the attack. ” Continue reading

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Massive Internet Outage Could Be a Sign of Things to Come

“Many of the attacks appear to be testing servers rather than taking them offline, by gradually increasing barrages of requests at one part of the server to see what it can withstand, then moving on to another, and another. Schneier warned that “someone is learning how to take down the Internet.” Continue reading

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CIOs Attempt To Calculate Contribution Of IT

Wonderful story on CIOs attempt to understand and measure ITs contribution to the business success however it doesn’t give examples on how. .. http://mobile.blogs.wsj.com/cio/2015/03/17/ge-capital-intel-cios-create-new-ways-to-measure-it-business-value/

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