Enterprise security remains a balancing act

Friday, 10 August 2007, 11:35 AM EST

The sheer size and complexity of today's largest enterprise businesses makes it nearly impossible for such organizations to keep up with the rate of change in IT security, requiring a top-down strategy that prioritizes risk and accepts the limitations of available technologies.

Presenting to the assembled crowd at the ongoing Usenix Security Symposium in Boston on Thursday, Jerry Brady, global head of IT security at Morgan Stanley, painted a bleak picture of the situation faced by large enterprises in trying to balance defense of their computing systems with keeping operations up and running to support business activities.

At InfoWorld.

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