SAN FRANCISCO--Every year, security vendors gather at the RSA conference here to reaffirm their commitment to fencing out hackers and keeping data safe. And every year, corporate and government Web sites continue to fall victim to basic attacks. Heck, ubersecurity firm RSA itself was compromised not that long ago, as was digital certificate heavyweight VeriSign, even if it didn't admit it for two years.
In other words, very little changes from year to year beyond the buzzwords du jour bruited about by security vendors. "It's Groundhog Day," says Josh Corman, director of security intelligence at Akamai. … Read more