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Security in the Cloud Era

Chuck Hollis’ article on New Security Thinking For A New World  mentioned the following very important comment:

“The latest challenge on the security front isn’t necessarily an exotic new threat vector: it’s the attackers themselves.  They’re organized, well-resourced and patient.   And there’s no silver technology bullet to effectively combat them.

This is a very important point, and one that I have seen at other security conferences for the last 5 years or so. However, attacks are possible because there is a lack of confidentiality and integrity of the data held within the systems under attack. So the system becomes the week point.

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