Hacker Adrian Lamo, who became famous for breaking into computer systems of large companies and then offering to help fix the security flaws for free, last week surrendered to authorities. A federal complaint alleges Lamo illegally accessed The New York Times' network and altered a database containing personal information. (For more, see story "Flurry Of Arrests Made In Cybercrime Cases".)
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.