Sat, Dec 15 2007 5:48
Security Vendors Revamp Desktop Suites
Five security vendors--Cisco Systems, Checkpoint, IBM, McAfee, and
Symantec--have spent more than $3.7 billion over the past two years
acquiring companies and products to support their vision of holistic
threat management. This frenzy stems from the spurious notion that your
entire infrastructure, your applications, your policies, your
processes, and your people can mesh into a unified threat management
framework that will ward off intruders, malicious insiders, petulant
auditors, and ignorant users.
It's a compelling vision and an ideal goal. It's also impossible.
Full story at informationweek.com
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