Internet on Mount Everest

I already have a problem the way tourism develops on Mount Everest (definitely understanding that some people in the region can make money and a living of it) but now you can even get fast Internet on the base camp: Peak signal: 3G cell service comes to Mount Everest… Is this the way to go?…

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The Botnet Superhighway

An interesting analysis by the Malware Protection Center: The Botnet Superhighway Roger

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Windows Phone 7 Reviews

I just got a mail that my Windows Phone 7 is ready for pick-up. Unfortunately I am in Redmond at the moment and my Windows Phone 7 is in Switzerland. The poor device will have to wait for me for another week (or is it the other way around – poor Roger has to wait…

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Ray Ozzie’s Blog is Back

As I am still oof, another short one: Ray Ozzie’s blog is back: http://ozzie.net/ Ray is definitely one of the driving persons behind our overall vision and architecture. So, it is worth keeping him on your RSS feed. Roger

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When Identity Theft and Privacy Meet

It is always bad, if comics have a significant portion of truth: and then and finally hmm…. too much truth for me to cope with Roger

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Security Intelligence Report v9 is online

Usually I blog intensively on the release of the Security Intelligence Report. However, this time I am out of office and have just little time to give you insight. We spent a lot of work to make it more comprehensive and give you a more stable view over quite some time. So there is a…

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Security in Switzerland

I am preparing the worldwide Chief Security Advisor meeting in Seattle, which takes place soon. I am doing at in the Swiss Alps. Isn’t fall in the Alps great? That’s the power of home office Roger

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Stuxnet talks – do we listen?

Stuxnet is a severe threat – that’s something we know for sure. But if we look at it – what do we really know? What can we learn? Let’s start from the beginning. As soon as Stuxnet hit the news, it was interesting to see, what was happening. There was a ton of speculation out…

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Can cloud security ever work?

An interesting question, posed by V3.co.uk: Can cloud security ever work? – How relevant is the question by itself? When computers and especially personal computers were introduced, people asked as well whether the security on a PC will ever work – the question is just not relevant. Let’s face it: The Cloud will come! Period….

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Responsibility of ISPs for the ecosystem?

If you like Scott Chaney’s suggestion he made at ISSE this week called Collective Defense – Applying Public Health Models to the Internet he raised very good points about the different roles the participants in the Internet Health Ecosystem have to play. Into that, the following article fits in fairly nicely: Comcast to notify subscribers…

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