Failing to protect systems will turn you into roadkill

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Failing to protect systems will turn you into roadkill

It must be conference season. I've never asked my colleagues on the speaking circuit if they've made this observation, but it seems I get a lot of questions that indicate that, although security folks protect their enterprises, they don't protect their security assets.

The stuff they use to protect the organization is, then, at risk itself. Now, I have to ask myself, "why would an organization spend a bunch of money on, for example, an IDS, and leave the IDS itself vulnerable?" The answer, I think, is: time, money, training. New regulatory pressures have ...

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