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Who's got the power in the IT security world?

From Apple, to Symantec and Anonymous, lots of people, companies and groups influence the IT security world

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Power — it’s about industry influence or setting security standards or breaking into networks or defending them. These are some of the most powerful and influential groups operating in the security realm today.  



Through its Digital Crimes Unit, Microsoft is using its legal clout and technology acumen to go after criminally-operated botnets across the globe, resulting in the takedown of about half a dozen botnets through a coordination with courts, ISPs and others around the world. Microsoft is also naming botnet creators in legal filings, such as the Kelihos botnet master Andrey Sabelnikov of St. Petersburg, Russia.

  • Who's got the power?
  • Symantec
  • Apple
  • VMware
  • Cisco
  • Gartner
  • Russian and Chinese cybercriminals
  • Microsoft
  • The PCI Security Standards Council



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