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
Security: IT security: an unwinnable war?
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago