The theater we call security

Presentation by Evert Smith at the University of Pretoria to the Honours class of 2008.

The presentation begins by naming the different domains of security and an explanation of C.I.A. A graphical illustration of how attack sophistication vs intruder knowledge has changed between 1990 and 2004 is given. The presentation ends with an explanation of what the security theatre is and a few interesting IT security news.