QOTD on The Security Perimeter

The days of the perimeter working as the sole defence mechanism are no longer with us.
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Once hackers defeat the perimeter, they will make stealthy, pinpoint attacks from there.
This isn't an outbreak which shuts all the corporate machines down – it's about probing and searching for valuable data or other vulnerabilities.
-- Andy Dancer, MD and CTO EMEA for Trend Micro

Src: Treat every corporate server as compromised, advises security expert - 25 Nov 2011 - Computing News

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