IT security perimeters 'limiting growth'

Wednesday, 27 April 2005, 2:55 PM EST

Business needs to move away from the conventional IT security wisdom of trying to fortify perimeters as this approach harms long-term commercial success, delegates at InfoSec were told today.

Adrian Secombe, IT director at US pharmaceuticals firm Eli Lily, and a member of the Jericho Forum, which aims for secure information flows across organisations, said that companies are losing out by hiding behind firewalls and other defences.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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