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Mark Hurd: Why firewalls are no longer the security solution

From the Australian Financial Review

Sophisticated hackers are winning the battle to penetrate business firewalls, so companies and their cyber security ­advisers are turning to a new form of defence to protect sensitive data.

“A lot of people try to secure the ­perimeter,” Oracle president Mark Hurd said at a technology conference in ­California late last month.

“We’re trying to secure the data.

“We don’t really think anyone wants your iPhone. When they get it they’re really trying to get to the data.”

Continue reading at the Australian Financial Review.