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A hacker warns: Give up trying to keep me out — and focus on your data

By Charles Henderson

18 Oct 2021 · 3 min read

The writer is a hacker and head of IBM X-Force

For more than 20 years, businesses around the world have been hiring hackers. They want us to find exploitable loopholes in their “armour” and break in as far as we can before they’re able to figure out we’re there. “Are we impenetrable?” is the universal question. You may well be asking the same about your organisation. And I can answer with confidence that you most certainly are not. There is always a way in. Always.

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