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They'll be absorbed by big companies as security gets built into products, Bruce Schneier predicts to OO GIN LEE
He is sounding the death knell of the consumer IT security market.
IT security guru Bruce Schneier is “100 per cent sure” that consumer security products will cease to exist in the future.
“Companies like Symantec, Network Associates and Qualis will be eventually subsumed as part of larger IT vendors,” said Bruce, who was in town earlier this month to give a talk to the local security industry.
Bruce who is mentioned in the Da Vinci Code novel as a modern cryptologist, gave the recent examples of IBM buying security company Internet Security Systems (ISS)and British Telecom (BT) acquiring Counterpane, the company he founded…
Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.