Using Personas : Ferris the Ferret

Hacker stock art – Boing Boing

Lately, I’ve been thinking about “cybercrime” as I have been learning more about Information Security and the people involved.  Cyber Security is a pretty top of mind topic — seems like there is a news story every other day.   Even my pal who is a Wall Street investor (bad week for him) — and a self-proclaimed “Tech Luddite” — sent me a MarketWatch post last month about how for bank robbers, data has replaced guns.

Right here, in Portland — just up the street from us, an entire floor of the federal building is filled with FBI agents who spend every day surfing the Web, ferreting out crimes ranging from petty scams to child pornography.
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