Forget C-I-A, Availability Is King

Confidentiality, integrity,  and availability are the traditional needs that need to be balanced in security according to business need. But Ben Tomhave argues that with the advent of the cloud, availability is often assumed to be at near 100% all the time, and has subsequently moved to a purely operation consideration. It’s an interested dissection of this infosec staple.

Ben Tomhave comments:

At the end of the day, C-I-A are still useful concepts, but we’re beyond the point of thinking about them in balance.

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Rich Stroffolino

Rich has been a tech enthusiast since he first used the speech simulator on a Magnavox Odyssey². Current areas of interest include ZFS, the false hopes of memristors, and the oral history of Transmeta.