Posted By Rich Miller On April 21, 2008 @ 8:06 am In Services | Comments Disabled
Commerce requires a meeting of the minds between buyer and seller, and it’s just not happening. The sellers can’t explain what they’re selling to the buyers, and the buyers don’t buy because they don’t understand what the sellers are selling. There’s a mismatch between the two; they’re so far apart that they’re barely speaking the same language. … For a while now I have predicted the death of the security industry. Not the death of information security as a vital requirement, of course, but the death of the end-user security industry that gathers at the RSA Conference. When something becomes infrastructure – power, water, cleaning service, tax preparation – customers care less about details and more about results. Technological innovations become something the infrastructure providers pay attention to, and they package it for their customers.The bottom line, according to Schneier, is that many companies don’t want to be in IT security business.
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 Rich Miller: http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/author/richm/
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