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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

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  • Threats to cyber security
    The recession breeds more cyber threats as companies pare back security budgets and more turn to hacking for income, according to a tech research firm in Boston. Also, those who are concerned about cyber espionage and attacks coming into the U.S. from other countries hope an Obama administration will hold to its promise to work on the issue.9:06 a.m.
    James Lewis: Director and senior fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. By phone from Washington, DC.
    Jonathon Giffen: Assistant professor in Georgia Tech's College of Computing and a member of the Georgia Tech Information Security Center.
  • Health and your genes
    During the holidays, it's inevitable that families swap stories, many already well known. Not as well known are family health histories. The head of the Human Genome Research Institute says we should make a point of finding out what illnesses afflicted our relatives.10:06 a.m.
    Alan Guttmacher, MD: Acting director, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health.

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