'Ethical hacking' takes aim at cyber crime

'Ethical hacking' seeks to develop people as a point of a system's strength


At a time when a nation state can target Sony, and a bored Australian teenager can hack MasterCard from his bedroom, there is a renewed focus on people and their role within the defensive perimeter of financial organisations.

One such idea is 'ethical hacking', part of the growing recognition given to developing people as a point of strength, rather than weakness, in the continuing effort to keep systems secure against cyber threats. Waters spoke to Luke Beeson, vice-president for security UK

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