Did you hear? Do you care?

The ubiquitous Twitter suffered a denial of service attack that closed the network down for about five hours today.

While not an altogether uncommon occurrence, these attacks simply point out the vulnerability of networks that have grown too quickly to adequately manage security issues.

Trust is perhaps one of the most paramount issues facing Internet users today. This kind of security gap is inexcusable ... for Twitter, for any financial institution or those sites and networks we trust our personal information to.

Be mindful that the Internet will never be as secure as we would like it to be.

The poll that follows is an attempt to understand how you feel about the outage ....

No comments: