Your password to everything

Wednesday, 3 March 2004, 12:00 PM EST

There are few people around in the developed world today who would argue that the importance of computer systems has decreased over the last few years. There are even fewer who would be likely to say that the significance of such systems will diminish any time soon.

Enterprises, Organisations, Governments and individuals all rely, to a greater or lesser degree, on the computers and the myriad of applications that they host. With so many people now routinely carrying out significant transactions via the Internet, why has so little attention been paid to the fundamental plank on which all systems ultimately depend for their security, namely identity management, and why is so little action taken to prevent, or at least deter, identity theft?

By Tony Lock at IT Director.

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