Security: from the horse's mouth

Wednesday, 8 September 2004, 2:01 PM EST

What issues face IT managers when considering the security of their infrastructure, from data centres down to PCs, laptops and PDAs?

Clifford Katz, CEO, Y3K Group: There is a drastic paradigm shift currently underway in the network security market. Where historic network-level security systems focused on transit traffic mediation, the trend is well established towards network level application awareness, also referred to as application inspection. This trend, together with the realisation that the network perimeter is more porous than ever, has literally thrown the cat amongst the pigeons as few traditional network security systems, and management processes, were designed to apply network level security to the traffic payload.

By Andrew Seldon at the Network Times.

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