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Trading Off Crime with Terrorism

  • Chris Gibbons
  • World at Six
  • May 16, 2007

Security is a trade, says BT’s Chief Technical Officer Bruce Schneier: and currently we’re trading off the risk of crime on the internet today with the big, scary ‘cyber terrorism’, which is largely a media creation. Here’s more.

Chris Gibbons: Well coming up at the end of the month, 22 to 25 May, in fact is the IT Web Security Summit. Now in recent years, security has dominated the corporate agenda. And while there has been significant effort expended in protecting organisational resources, security incidences have been on the rise, the risk of exposures, the confidential customer, corporate and personal information is at an all time high…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.