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IEEE Distributed Systems Online

Issue 10 • Oct. 2007

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  • Games and Simulation: DS Online's Newest Topic Area

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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    Over the past few years, we've all witnessed the hacker community's growing impact on both the IT industry and academia. Host and network exploitation techniques that used to be discussed in "underground" forums are now featured in book series from No Starch Press, Syngress, and other publishers. Furthermore, they've become standard training for security practitioners - see, for example, the SANS ... View full abstract»

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  • Hacker Curriculum : How Hackers Learn Networking

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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    This two-part article discusses the factors distinguishing the hacker culture from the IT industry and traditional academia, using networking examples. This first part describes the starting points of the hackers' approach to layered computer systems. View full abstract»

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  • Stepping Up to Long-Term Research

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 3
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    After many years of budget cuts and limelight lost to other disciplines, long-term computer science research is receiving a new, if tentative, boost. Recent government-sponsored reports have emphasized basic CS research needs and, perhaps more important, a general direction the overall effort might take. Concurrently, the US Congress has begun to demonstrate a willingness to fund some of these pro... View full abstract»

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  • Hardening Network Infrastructure: Not Suitable for Everyone

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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