Security is reaching a critical turning point because businesses are changing, technology is changing, and people are changing. The economic turmoil forced companies to take a hard look at their business model and in doing so they set new perspectives of value, focus, and goals. Granted, at the time of this writing the economy is demonstrating signs of recovery with the Dow Jones Industrial Average in the United States breaking the 11,000 mark for the first time in over 18 months, Europe FTSE 100 nearing 6,000 in nearly two years, and the HIS and NIKKEI in Asia showing progression against massive declines in late 2008. Nevertheless, even as markets express revitalization, unemployment remains high and the threat of inflation ...

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