Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering has received network security technology from Cisco Systems Canada to help train students on the skills that employers are seeking. How the Web is increasing the demand for security skills
That SQL Slammer was global in three minutes proves the increased speed of cyber attacks. That speed and greater exposures through wireless architectures and Web services applications are rendering companies more vulnerable. The cost of that vulnerability is just a guess as only an estimated 10 or 15 per cent of companies report their downtime. Research firm Computer Economics of Carlsbad, Calif., reportedly conjectures that the worldwide impact of malicious code is lower than the year 2000 high to date, but still over US$12 billion.