Monday, September 21, 2009

Whitelists, SaaS modify traditional security, tackle flaws

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"The SANS Institute's latest threat report should be a reminder to security teams that now is the time to rethink the traditional approach to security as 2010 plans are being prioritized, with a strategy to transform security into a capability that is as dynamic as the attack landscape.

Threat reports are usually a tough read as they highlight the successes of hackers without suggesting meaningful preventive actions that IT can take. But the SANS report, The Top Cyber Security Risks, found that traditional security is woefully inadequate in protecting the business infrastructure against infected websites and penetration through popular applications such as Adobe Flash and Microsoft Office."

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