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Cyber-security enters boardroom

In the boardroom, security officers are getting a greater say when it comes to corporate decision making. And it is not just due to the scourge of spam, viruses and cyber crime. Doing e-business means a greater number of customers, partners and suppliers, and even government regulators need unparalleled access to corporations’ computer systems. “It’s a very different security situation these days, where many of your insiders are not actually employees,” Thomas Parenty of Parenty IT consulting told CNN. “Many people from the outside now have a much better opportunity to do harm to you rather than just the random hacker who’s just coming in over the Internet.” Firewalls, virus and spam protection are only part of the picture. How to support an “always on” business environment, yet defend assets from cyber attack via the Internet, is now a major concern. Full Story

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