According to this article a hacker has obtained top secret space codes that could yield access to guiding ships, rockets and satellites. Why launch your own spy satellite when you can just borrow ours?" The funny thing is that the code was stolen only a couple of days after it was deployed. This is just as sucky as the fact that my house got broken into while I was away in France... I hate thieves.
Saw this over at SNN
The importance of data protection, both physical and virtual, is gaining momentum as the discussion of merging the two forces heats up. This type of movement, like most, has its supporters and detractors. According to the Computerworld article below, Bill Neimuth, the director of e-business security at Kimberly-Clark Corp's bottom line is "loss mitigation, and I don't care if it's run by the physical side or the IT side."