QOTD - Geer on Cyber-Security

Information security is perhaps the hardest technical field on the planet. Nothing is stable, surprise is constant, and all defenders work at a permanent, structural disadvantage compared to the attackers. Because the demands for expertise so outstrip the supply,the fraction of all practitioners who are charlatans is rising.
-- Dr. Dan Geer, CISO of In-Q-Tel, in prepared testimony presented before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science on April 25, 2007.

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