Embedded security

Wednesday, 11 July 2007, 12:03 AM EST

Security is arguably the single most important issue for business and the public sector in the 21st century. Its importance is even more apparent in government, where the need to safely store, access and share highly confidential information is paramount.

And yet it's becoming increasingly difficult to address this need. Assaults on security have become widespread - whether in the form of malicious code sent by e-mail, unauthorized access to network infrastructure, or damaging actions of disgruntled (or simply foolhardy) employees. While threats are pervasive, protection is not.

At InterGovWorld.

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