Friday, January 05, 2007

To catch a hacker

When he was in junior high, Bob Beck used to hack into the University of Alberta's computer system. Now, as head of cyber security at the U of A, it's Beck's job to prevent people like himself from gaining access to the vast network. This means constantly testing and trying to defeat their own anti-hacking measures and security features to see how effective they are.

Read more HERE.


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