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Rethinking Security: Securing Activities Instead of Computers

An anonymous reader writes: Security is not a property of a technical system,” says independent security consultant Eleanor Saitta. “Security is the set of activities that reduce the likelihood of a set of adversaries successfully frustrating the goals of a set of users.” But software development teams that understand what users want and what adversaries they face are very rare. And security engineers forgot — or misunderstood — what their job is: not securing computers, but securing activities that lead to the realization of greater goals.


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