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This article is part of the April 2013 / Volume 15 / No. 3 issue of Managing identities in hybrid worlds
As Gary McGraw mentions in his [In]Security column this month, the continuing flow of news about sophisticated, international cybercrime—so prominent in the media recently—might finally have gotten to us. In a good way. A lot of words have been squandered in proclaiming the death of antivirus scanning, the collapse of the endpoint, and the inability of traditional intrusion detection systems to serve any good purpose against advanced threats; and yet, we have seen no paradigm shift in the trenches where it counts. McGraw’s primary solution, one that I’ve always been inclined to favor, lies in developing more security capable software. I don’t know that game changing shifts in the resilience of software should be expected anytime in the near future though. Our education columnists Doug Jacobson and Julie Rursch note that college classes in software development generally give security issues a cold shoulder, saying that “…In our software classes, we focus on getting students to program and to learn the aspects of the language. Seldom do we ask them to consider... Access >>>
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