The case for educating security practitioners

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 9:07 PM EST

The trouble is that many businesses still believe that the IT manager, who used to take care of accounting systems and terminals, is the same individual who should design web sites, upkeep software patches and upgrades, maintain security, and even do system repairs. The reality is that many IT managers and administrators may not have the prerequisite certified knowledge and experience to properly design esoteric and complex Internet security systems.

At Computerworld.

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