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    Ethics of Full Disclosure of Security Holes

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    Ethics of Full Disclosure of Security Holes Introduction Security breaches are making big headlines nowadays, and Microsoft is leading the charge. Its flagship operating systems and office suite are so bulky and complex, that it is impossible to be bug-free. The system administrators (the white hats) are up to their noses plugging all the holes from super hackers (the black hats). Yet they are also facing attack from another front – those that post vulnerabilities on the internet (the

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    Internet Security Holes and Cyberterrorism Abstract: This paper investigates and substantiates the potential for hackers to cause damage in the physical world. A fictional case study is provided along with an analysis of past, present, and future technological threats. The combination of a historic apathy towards computer security and an increased reliance on technology may soon lead to a real-world "cybercatastrophe". I first learned about computer hacking from an article featured in

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    The Social Security Blanket: Full of Holes?

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    The Social Security Act was enacted in 1935, and since then it has undergone numerous revisions and amendments. Today the act covers a wide range of benefit programs, including Medicare, unemployment compensation, and Supplemental Security Income. The major portion for which the Social Security Act has become known, however, is the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance program, or OASDI. While today the OASDI program is most frequently referred to as “Social Security,” it is only a thread

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    Hackers Good or Evil

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    Just imagine that you saw an injured person on the side of the road. In this analogy you are not allowed to help the injured person. A hacker is not allowed to explore like everyone else in the world. A hacker is not allowed to help fix potential security holes. The term hacker can have many meanings. The most visible to the public is the person pirating software, and breaking into corporate networks and destroying information. This is the public misconception of a hacker. Back in the Unix days, a hack

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    Server Consolidation

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    upsurge of installations in the corporate environment. This trend is frequently described as server sprawl. In some instances, this has led to uncoordinated installations, wasted hardware and licenses, lack of standards in an enterprise, and security holes. These problems can be mitigated by server consolidation. Consolidation is the combination of SQL Server databases running on different systems that are usually geographically dispersed, onto a smaller number of more powerful systems in a central

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    application for that company I came across a problem. I talked my boss about that problem he take the program code from me and ask my college to fix that problem, and he fixed that problem. But that was not the solution because he produced some security holes in the system...

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    brilliant sunlight. The radiant beams hit the calm waves which magnify the fervent light. Content and overjoyed, many birds fly high overhead. On the beach, an annoying crab approaches an ostrich, coercing the grounded bird to hide its head in a hole in the sand.  Paralyzed with fear, the mammoth bird, although huge in comparison to the attacking crab, buries its head in the cold, wet sand, hoping that the feeble but ominous assailant will leave.  Comfortable with its dreary hiding place

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    Holes Movie Analysis

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    adaptation of the Newberry award winning 1998 novel “Holes” by Louis Sachar was created and directed by Andrew Davis in 2003. The themes of the power of fate to determine events, the benefits of friendship, the destructive nature of cruelty and the importance of history in everyday life, helped to make “Holes” the iconic novel that it was. Keeping elements like the motifs and the symbols helped to broadcast these themes throughout the movie. “Holes” the film is a close adaptation of the novel. Although

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    Security, Software, and Ethics

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    Security, Software, and Ethics Introduction Every day, we use computer software to perform everyday tasks. These can range from sending e-mail, balancing your checkbook, web browsing, shopping and much more. Most people don't stop to think about the security of the software that we use on a daily basis. Users are more concerned about getting their work done, and security is little more than an afterthought. Security is a very important and often overlooked aspect of software development

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    Police Discretion

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    important than winning. Law enactment, enforcement, and administration all involve trading off the possibility of perfect outcomes for security against the worst outcomes. Policing is the most visible part of this: employees on the bottom have more discretion than employees on the top. Philosophers such as Ronald Dworkin and H.L.A. Hart have referred to discretion as “the hole in the doughnut” (doughnut theory of discretion) and “where the law runs out” (natural law theory). In perspective, discretion

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