Security expert recommends 'Net diversity
Source: Network World - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Network Security What do you see as the top three information security threats that are most likely to hit U.S.-based multinationals?

One of the biggest threats we have right now is deployment of resources intended either to save on cost or enhance features without thinking through the consequences. VoIP and wireless fall in this category. They have failure modes that are very different than what they are replacing and are not well understood. Perceived cost advantages are driving these technologies, but that is overcoming the caution that should be in place. That's a threat not in the sense of a particular attack, but it is a systemic problem that leads to weakness in security posture and therefore may lead to attacks.

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