The truth about security

Thursday, 1 September 2005, 12:38 PM EST

Mutton dressed as lamb? Are software products riddled with holes?

Truth is often stranger than fiction, and never more so than in the world of IT security. The recent BlackHat security event in Las Vegas was a case in point, becoming the stage for a bizarre series of events.

By Mary Kirwan at the Globe and Mail.

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