Companies Hiring Hackers to Break into Their Computers


Shields, spyware, firewalls, all ways to protect your computer from viruses and identity thieves. Some companies are going one step further to protect their systems, actually hiring the hackers. With just a few clicks on a keyboard, James Dennis uses his software to break into your company's computer network.

Sean Heiney, President, Periscan: "You have to put yourself in the shoes of a hacker, be like, 'well, I'm on the outside of this machine, I'm accessing it remotely, how can I exploit this vulnerability outside the network?'" Companies Hiring Hackers to Break into Their Computers

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 11th February 2006 4:06AM