Know Thine Enemy
Source: CRN - Posted by Jen Olson   
Hacks/Cracks Kevin Mitnick used to make life miserable for corporate IT managers by breaking into computer systems. Now he's making it his business to help them secure their networks against hackers. Last month Mitnick, who was released from prison earlier this year . . . Kevin Mitnick used to make life miserable for corporate IT managers by breaking into computer systems. Now he's making it his business to help them secure their networks against hackers. Last month Mitnick, who was released from prison earlier this year after nearly five years there, offered tips on information security to IT professionals at the Giga Information Group Infrastructures for E-Business conference, held here.

"Even though you've bought the best security products, some people will break through," says Mitnick, whose business card identifies him as an information security consultant. "There's no sure-fire way to protect yourself. You have to manage the risk. There's no way you can eliminate it."

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