Tech Lessons From Organized Crime And The Red Light District
from the just-what-the-world-needed dept
Chris Lindquist writes "Organized crime, porn peddlers, gambling sites–they all use technology to make a killing. CIO.com has posted a collection of stories that spell out how these shady-side businesses uses IT for profit. Sadly, they seem to be far better at it than most companies: They’re more agile, approach their operations with clear goals, apply appropriate technology for specific purposes, and they don’t throw good money after bad. From the online techniques of penny stock scammers to innovation lessons from a pair of “accidental pornographers,” to what you can do to fend off cybercriminals, the stories examine what the seedy side does right when it’s doing wrong."