Editorial: People will always be the weakest link

At the recent RSA conference Europe, the final keynote speaker was the former politician and governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten. In a briefing with journalists, Patten appeared somewhat bemused to be at such a technical conference and admitted little understanding of the technology under discussion on the stands and the sessions. However he declared himself "no more out of his depth than most politicians" and bemoaned the lack of awareness of IT within Whitehall.

by Paul Fisher, editor of SC Magazine

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