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Whether strategic, operational, or geopolitical in nature, a full 42 percent indicated that they were not prepared, although CFOs readily recognize it is they who are increasingly becoming "owners" of risk management (sharing that ownership with the CEO).
The range of risks ran the gamut: strategic (32 percent); geopolitical (17 percent); envi
Then there's the malicious OSX.RSPlug.A Trojan Horse that has been found on several pornography Web sites that, if installed, basically allows the hacker full root privilleges and proceeds to change local DNS seetings to redirect to malicious DNS servers.
This, in turn, leads the user to believe he or she is visiting legit Web sites like Ebay, PayPal, and several banks...yeah, you get the idea. Hand over your ID, password, credit card #s, cash out of your account...are we having a good day yet?
And would you some coffee with that bagel and massive identity theft?
Earlier today, IBM announced some substantive new measures in the security and risk management space, including new security services, products, and even some research breakthroughs intended to keep the bad guys out and the good guys productive and more secure.
You can learn more about these new risk management solutions here.
Meanwhile, rest assured in the knowledge that a former IBM colleague codenamed "Bargermeister" facilitated my inauguration into Greektown culture in downtown Detroit (and who extends a hearty wave to his former Big Blue peeps.),
I don't know where the rest of Detroit was, but we sure had a good time.