Who's got the power in the IT security world?
From Apple, to Symantec and Anonymous, lots of people, companies and groups influence the IT security world
By Ellen Messmer | Network World US | Published: 18:01, 05 October 2012
Power — it’s about industry influence or setting security standards or breaking into networks or defending them. These are some of the most powerful and influential groups operating in the security realm today.
Its iPads and iPhones are in demand, and Apple exerts huge control over its smartphones and tablets by requiring digitally-signed apps, plus the Apple security check, which means less chance of malware but also stifles innovation from the outside industry. What Apple can’t seem to control: users "jailbreaking" their iOS devices, which breaks this security model completely.