Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Securing the data, not the perimeter

"SAN FRANCISCO--Art Coviello's words may have fallen on deaf ears before, but this year, people are listening.
The RSA president sees the security industry finally moving from defending the perimeter of a network to actually locking down the data within, he said in an interview. It is a message he has been repeating for years at the RSA Conference, but this year, he expects to see evidence of a response.
Coviello's words matter. Not only because he's spotted a shift that's important in a world where data breaches make headlines almost every day. His company, taken over last year by storage giant EMC, also exemplifies the ongoing consolidation and maturation of the security industry. "

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