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Articles by Peter Lindstrom 

Security Strategies: Four Disciplines of Security Management

What it takes to be "secure" is for some the source of much confusion. The short answer is: you can never be "secure," only "secure enough." The long answer involves a discussion about risk aversion, networked environments, business expectations, and a host of other factors that create an enterprise security profile.

Double your pleasure, double your fun

Double down all you who uttered "security is an enabler" with a straight face, it's time to see if you were bluffing. Do it now, for we are the lucky ones - we win with Web services not once but twice. Not only can we make use of a Web services infrastructure to further security, but we are the critical piece of that Web services infrastructure. Say it with me, "There is no way Web services can deploy successfully without enhanced security."