Articles By Sarah D. Scalet

Fed ID cards unleashed

Fed ID cards unleashed

Regardless of how many federal agencies can actually issue ID cards that are compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standard...

September 19th, 2006 Sarah D. Scalet
The failed exchange

The failed exchange

This just in: another chapter in the heavy book about how the federal government is relegating cybersecurity to a little...

May 29th, 2005 Sarah D. Scalet
Detecting spyware is huge challenge

Detecting spyware is huge challenge

Last June, as U.S. Secret Service agent Kent McCarthy and attorney Eric Friedberg closed a presentation they were giving to...

September 11th, 2003 Sarah D. Scalet
Feature: A sorry state

Feature: A sorry state

The U.S. Department of State's IT infrastructure is so antiquated and cumbersome that some fear it is dangerously inadequate for...

February 23rd, 2002 Sarah D. Scalet
Making credit cards safer

Making credit cards safer

To ease consumer fears of shady e-tailers and bright hackers -- and save themselves and member banks a bundle by...

April 29th, 2001 Sarah D. Scalet
Read Like a Pro

Read Like a Pro

You may think only readers are finding today's magazines a bit on the hefty side, but trust us, we editorial...

February 28th, 2001 Sarah D. Scalet
Safer Plastic

Safer Plastic

To ease consumer fears of shady e-tailers and bright hackers - and save themselves and member banks a bundle by...

February 28th, 2001 Sarah D. Scalet
Security: The Next Bad Thing

Security: The Next Bad Thing

You know about vapourware, products that exist only on press releases. But how about a product that protects against a...

October 31st, 2000 Sarah D. Scalet
Hire Me, Pretty Please

Hire Me, Pretty Please

Venerated rumour has it MIT students are socially inept. But if they are, could 165 of them have earned degrees...

July 31st, 2000 Sarah D. Scalet
My Database Can Beat Up Your Database

My Database Can Beat Up Your Database

If the press releases are any indication, there seems to be a heady competition among database vendors these days to...

June 30th, 2000 Sarah D. Scalet