Sunday July 5, 2020

Security: IT security: an unwinnable war?

At a conference in London, the executive chairman of RSA spelled out the security challenges that every organisation is facing, writes Ian Campbell.

4th December, 2011
Arthur Coviello, executive vice-president of EMC and executive chairman of RSA.

When one of the biggest security companies in the world is breached by an advanced persistent threat (APT), smaller firms might feel inclined to throw up their hands in despair. What chance have they got if experts like RSA can't cope?

The good news is that they are unlikely to be the recipients of the type of APT that compromised RSA, the security division of EMC. It was the victim of a carefully orchestrated attack...

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