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Michael Dell calls for cybersecurity rethink




Michael Dell calls for cybersecurity rethink
Michael Dell calls for cybersecurity rethink



http://news.techworld.com/security/3222634/michael-dell-calls-for-cybersecurity-rethink/ 

By John E. Dunn 
Techworld
05 May 10

Cybersecurity needs a global rethink, and fast, Dell's CEO Michael Dell 
and Services CIO, Jim Stikeleather, have warned experts at the EastWest 
Institute Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in the US.

In separate presentations and briefings, the men developed the theme of 
piecemeal reactions to the rapid rise of crymber-criminality, which 
included economic crime and direct threats to critical infrastructure.

The message was unusually blunt. Governments haven't done enough and 
have fallen into the trap of seeing matters in a narrow, national way. 
Meanwhile, the security industry has been content to sell products 
without asking whether security was properly embedded into the way 
products are developed.

"Governments and private industry need to work collaboratively to 
develop the appropriate international framework to secure cyberspace.  
We should all do this in a way that keeps our global information central 
nervous system intact and secure," said Michael Dell.

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