Profile of Kurt MarkoContributing Editor
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Kurt Marko is an InformationWeek and Network Computing contributor and IT industry veteran, pursuing his passion for communications after a varied career that has spanned virtually the entire high-tech food chain from chips to systems. Upon graduating from Stanford University with a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering, Kurt spent several years as a semiconductor device physicist, doing process design, modeling and testing. He then joined AT&T Bell Laboratories as a memory chip designer and CAD and simulation developer.
Moving to Hewlett-Packard, Kurt started in the laser printer R&D lab doing electrophotography development, for which he earned a patent, but his love of computers eventually led him to join HP’s nascent technical IT group. He spent 15 years as an IT engineer and was a lead architect for several enterprisewide infrastructure projects at HP, including the Windows domain infrastructure, remote access service, Exchange e-mail infrastructure and managed Web services.
Articles by Kurt Marko
posted in August 2011
Do Def Con and Black Hat turn you into an IT hypochondriac? Then inoculate your WLAN.
Will HP, the Leo Apotheker version, really be able to out-IBM Big Blue?
Virtual private networks prevent wireless snooping, alert you to man-in-the-middle attacks, and encrypt the network payload should you be diverted through such an attack.
Android users are now 2 1/2 times more likely to encounter malware than a mere six months ago, a report finds.
Whatever the Google device's fate in the market, it could well serve as a test lab for innovative security techniques.