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Corporate IT risks and physical threats are changing security deployment

Growing IT and physical risks and emerging regulatory requirements are transforming the manner in which security functions need to be viewed, implemented and managed, said executives at the SecurIT 2003 Summit here this week. For instance, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to look at IT and physical threats from a common, unified risk-management perspective, said Dennis Treece, director of corporate security at the Massachusetts Port Authority in Boston. As one of the executives in charge of securing Boston’s Logan International Airport, three seaports and a major toll bridge, Treece is focused primarily on physical infrastructure protection. But he also oversees the IT side as well, sitting in, for example, on all meetings regarding the implementation of a new Gigabit Ethernet campus LAN at Logan Airport. Full Story

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