Fight next security war

Lundquist, Eric
May 2005
eWeek;5/23/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p26
The article focuses on computer security. According to the author, in the future security will be treated as a service by the internal technology staff or purchased via subscription from an outside provider. The days of piecemeal security upgrades and client to client scrambles are quickly coming to an end. Pushing the security model upstream away from the client to a hosted solution is good news for companies with a strong host-based business such as telecommunications, hosted e-mail and even hosted search companies. Cyota, a company in the anti-fraud space, boasts some of the largest banks as clients. With anti-fraud and user authentication much in the news, it is refreshing to find a company that is applying business and human intelligence to the issue rather than broadly calling for massive identification programs that probably create more problems than are solved. The solution to computer security problems will not come in one quick event but will be the result of sustained effort that whittles down the openings available to online criminal


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