Security pros talk, but can they walk?
The past two weeks have been typical of the current state of Internet security: Industry and government leaders say they’re focused on improving security while flaws continue to be found and exploited. A serious vulnerability in key Internet hardware was found July 16, and another affecting most computers running Microsoft Windows had network administrators scrambling to patch their systems a week later. Those vulnerabilities and a slew of others discovered in the past year underscore some critics’ assertions that information security remains an oxymoron despite all the attention it gets. Full Story