Holding back hackers

    Date20 Nov 2000
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    4161
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Businesses are starting to realize that while the new economy requires the Internet, it also requires protection from those who take pleasure or profit sneaking into a company's electronic recesses. "I think a lot of people don't understand that with . . . Businesses are starting to realize that while the new economy requires the Internet, it also requires protection from those who take pleasure or profit sneaking into a company's electronic recesses. "I think a lot of people don't understand that with this incredible conductivity comes incredible risk," said Tom Hollenbeck, division manager for the computer and network services division of Science Applications International Corp. He maintains the network for the company's Oak Ridge, Tenn., office, which is also connected to SAIC's commercial and government clients.

    The interconnection of businesses, governments and communities around the world has made it relatively easy for anyone to hack into computers anywhere and wreak billions of dollars in damage along the way.

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