Industry mum on attacks


Who do most IT professionals call when there has been a breach of security -- an attack by hackers seeking to steal information from mobile phones and personal digital assistants? Is it the FBI or the CIA or the NSA or the Department of Homeland Security? "Most security professionals are stuck in reactive mode," said Sanjay Uppal, vice president of technology for Caymas Systems, an IT security provider in San Jose, Calif. "They may not have enough information about where the attack came from, and they are often unsure of what damage has been done. So they remain quiet." Wireless World: Industry mum on attacks

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