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Yet another meaning for C, I and A

Yesterday I heard Andy Smith, the Chief Security Architect for the Identity and Passport Service (IPS) speak at the BCS Central London branch meeting about the security behind the new National Identity Register which supports the National Identity Card. On one slide he highlighted what he considered the three biggest
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The Other C, I and A of Information Security

Ask anyone who works in Information Security what the initials CIA mean and they will say “Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability”. These are the three measures used to assess the impact that an unwelcome event would have on an asset. When I train people, I talk about another more important Information
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Risk - a book worth reading

For me, one of the best parts of a holiday is the time sitting by the pool or at the beach (and less happily the airport) catching up on some serious reading. If there’s one profession that requires an insatiable capacity to read it is information security. I find
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