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Tim Wilson is Editor in Chief and co-founder of Dark Reading.com, UBM Tech's online community for information security professionals. He is responsible for managing the site, assigning and editing content, and writing breaking news stories. Wilson has been recognized as one of the top cyber security journalists in the US in voting among his peers, conducted by the SANS Institute. In 2011 he was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Voices in Security by SYS-CON Media.

Articles by Tim Wilson, Editor in Chief, Dark Reading
posted in June 2009

For SMBs, Being Security-Savvy Doesn't Always Mean Doing It Yourself

6/4/2009
When it comes to security, most security professionals -- indeed, most Dark Reading readers -- are do-it-yourselfers. They do their own research, find their own bugs, and remediate their own systems. It's almost a rite of passage -- if you have to ask for help, you can't be a real security pro. But I wonder, sometimes, if this attitude doesn't hurt small and midsize businesses, in which having even one full-time security professional is more than many can afford. Such businesses are ju

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