October 12, 2001
Enhancing security: can the Internet help?
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes: "Given the many Internet security breaches that have occurred this past year, from Code Red to the Nimda virus, many are wondering whether -- and how -- the Internet can help in thwarting future incidents or aiding in rescue and recovery efforts. In the aftermath of September's cataclysmic events in New York and Washington, the Internet aided mostly through its ability to help find missing persons and to connect others to agencies that were assisting in recovery efforts, such as the Red Cross."