QOTD - Alan Paller on due care and cyber lawsuits

Alan Paller, Director of Research at the SANS Institute, wrote the editorial opinion on the recent lawsuits against RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), Heartland Payment Systems, and the US Veterans Administration:
Since security probably will never be perfect, what is needed is a minimum standard of due care that agencies, companies, and courts can use to determine how much and what kind of investment in security is 'enough'. -- Alan Paller, Director of Research at the SANS Institute
Src: SANS NewsBites Vol 11 Num 14

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