The rethinking of computer security

Friday, 12 March 2004, 3:38 AM EST

The security industry is in the midst of a transition, one that promises to profoundly change the way businesses think about the subject.

In many respects, it parallels how the creation of the Web browser reshaped people's thinking about the potential of the Internet.

Recall that the advent of the Web browser helped transform the Internet from a clubby insider research vehicle to an essential piece of the global business infrastructure. But the system also needed to become more reliable, easier to use, and better integrated into business processes before its potential could be reached.

By Jon Oltsik at ZDNet.

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