Hackers get bum rap for corporate America’s digital delinquency

By Peter Lewis

March 12, 2007

If Phil Howard’s calculations prove true, by year’s end the 2 billionth personal record — some American’s social-security or credit-card number, academic grades or medical history — will become compromised, and it’s corporate America, not rogue hackers, who are primarily to blame.

Post-Katrina: Design for recovery

By Peter Lewis

March 8, 2007

A UW effort to help rebuild a community along the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast is a drop in the bucket stacked against the $110 billion the government has budgeted for recovery.

Forum looks at threat of cyber terrorism

By Peter Lewis

March 1, 2007

When Paul Oman and Barbara Endicott-Popovsky open their newspapers or scan headlines online, they marvel at what they don’t see — no stories detailing how our power grid, water supply, and communication systems have been compromised.

UW snags Stanford political science professor

By Peter Lewis

December 19, 2006

The University of Washington has lured a highly accomplished and popular political science professor from Stanford to head up Diversity Research Institute and help recruit and retain minority faculty members.

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