Internet infrastructure, computer devices, and the daily operations of users have infrastructural weaknesses. These vulnerabilities influence everything; the communication with readers/users, the management of source information, the coordination among journalists themselves.

In conjunction with this personal interest, an understanding of the data security market can help journalists who report digital phenomena get a better grip on what is going on.

This talk will deal with the evolution of global investment in data security, the evolution of the services and available products and of the main actors such as governments, banks and over-the-top providers. In addition, the session will consider the following:

> 0day vulnerability: markets plus strategic and ethical considerations

> communication difficulties among journalists and readers about computer violations and vulnerability with sample cases