Thompson, John W.
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The speaker's thoughts about the trends emerging in information technology. Information security. Ensuring recoverability from any incidents for the infrastructure. Cost, complexity and compliance as consistent challenges. Regulatory initiatives in Canada, such as PIPEDA. Looking for an integrated solution. Some predictions for the marketplace. The changing motive for attackers. Cyber threats beyond worms and viruses. The need for businesses and government offices to be prepared for both natural and manmade disasters so that the infrastructure can carry on. Prevention vs recovery. Data as the product itself, with an illustrative example. Lessons learned from Slammer. Efforts by Symantec.