The Canary in the Mine

Aronson, Phil
February 2011
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2011, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p34
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's insights on the role of canaries in identifying the level of methane and carbon monoxide in a coal mine, which helps companies avoid business loss and skilled workers. The author says that canaries show the need for a new coalition that can provide domain knowledge on technology, identify business mission and goals, and authenticate competencies and practices. He also mentions that integrator must have product knowledge, business process, and metrics knowledge.


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