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  • ABI Research: Biometrics Industry to Grow $27B in Revenues by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ABI Research: Biometrics Industry to Grow $27B in Revenues by 2020

    A new ABI Research report has projected the biometric security and surveillance industry to reach $26.8 billion in revenues by 2020. The report notes that biometric technologies have begun to attract consumer and banking markets in addition to strong market adoption in law enforcement and government applications, ABI Research said Thursday. ABI Research also reports […] More

  • MasterCard Website Suffers Cyber Attack - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MasterCard Website Suffers Cyber Attack

    A hacker claiming to be associated with Anonymous tweeted that the group had taken down MasterCard's site with a denial-of-service attack earlier today, The Washington Post reports. “MasterCard.com DOWN!!!, thats what you get when you mess with @wikileaks @Anon_Central and the enter community of lulz loving individuals,“ tweeted the hacker who calls himself “Ibom Hacktivist.” […] More

  • UK Preps for Possible Cyber Attacks as Assange Eyes Prison Gate - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Preps for Possible Cyber Attacks as Assange Eyes Prison Gate

    In the wake of large-scale online attacks on U.S. companies, such as MasterCard and Visa, which pulled support from whistle-blower site WikiLeaks, the British government is hunkering down over fears of similarly disruptive Internet activity on U.K. sites, a New Zealand newspaper reported. The New Zealand Herald reports U.K. National Security Adviser Peter Ricketts announced […] More

  • Anonymous: An Online Gathering 'Fed Up' with Injustice - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Anonymous: An Online Gathering 'Fed Up' with Injustice

    Media outlets–including The New New Internet–have struggled to correctly describe the phenomenon Anonymous, labeling the loose coalition as hackers, online vigilantes and hacktivists. In an effort to set the record straight, Anonymous on Dec. 10 issued a press release to clarify what it really is and what it wants. Just don’t call them a group […] More

  • Operation Payback Strikes against Sarah Palin - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Operation Payback Strikes against Sarah Palin

    You do not get away with comparing WikiLeaks Julian Assange to the Taliban without ramifications–just ask Sarah Palin, whose political action committee website was cyber attacked this week after she urged the U.S. government to hunt the Australian down “with the same urgency we pursue al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders.” Anonymous, a loose coalition of hacktivists, […] More

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