In an age when our society relies so heavily on electronic communication, the need
for information security is imperative. Given the value and confidential nature of the
information that exists on today’s networks, CIOs are finding that an investment in
security is not only extremely beneficial but also absolutely necessary. Corporations
are realizing the need to create and enforce an information security policy. As a
result, IT professionals are constantly being challenged to secure their networks by
installing firewalls and creating Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) that provide secure,
encrypted communications over the Internet’s vulnerable public infrastructure....