Security 101: Don't roll your own

As hackers and cyber-thieves become increasingly sophisticated, I often wonder why some organizations still think it's a good idea to bypass expert help and develop their own (vulnerable) systems.

The grapevine is crawling with stories of blind-optimism and prize-winning worst-practice. Even allowing for the inevitable urban myths, there are clearly instances where well-meaning people - by trying to do the right thing - put their own (and their customers') information and assets at serious risk. Speaking of Security... | Blog Entry: Tim Hudson | Security 101 - Don't roll your own: 1099

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 24th May 2006 3:42AM