Speaking of Security Jul 30, 2019

When speaking with IT-security professionals, we often encounter very different interpretations of the term "security".

During such conversations, we found that our intuitive notion of IT security as resilience - and in particular the examination of attack surfaces - is rather uncommon. This prompted us to put our use of the term into a broader perspective:


The article tries to systematize various disciplines in the field of IT security, ranging from cryptography, network security, operational security, posthumous security, over reactive security and attack mitigations, to resilience.

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