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A lot of security and privacy tends to be reactive, ... Companies will do something until someone finds out about it. Or employees will do something that upper management doesn't know about. As a result, there will be a constant flow of privacy violations.
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#Privacy

At some point it needs to be bigger than the two of them in order to really drive the goals of this endeavor.
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#Goals

People are going to buy this stuff without even knowing it.
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#People

These aren't functions that people need today, but they're functions that will support where a lot of enterprise customers want to go.
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#People

I personally think that people are a little bummed that not more happened [for Y2K] - it's very anticlimactic, ... The virus hype around Y2K was pretty intense. Because of that, because it's been so anticlimactic, I think there's a desire to attach anything to Y2K. In terms of what are we going to be seeing over the next couple of weeks, I think we'll see the Trojan horse-type viruses, the viruses that are very much network-based, e-mail-centric, and are typically focused on replicating themselves in an attempt to flood systems or create lots of unwanted mail or messages.
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#People

This is not the first time Cisco has pledged a focus on this market, but this time they are coming to the market with a set of products that are architected and designed specifically for this market segment,
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#Focus

The real issue is, who's in control of my online profile, who can access it, and who's selling it? ... When I show up at a travel site, do I want them to know who I am and what frequent flyer program I belong to? Yes. When I'm doing research on AIDS because I have a friend in the hospital, do I want that as part of my profile? I don't think so.
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#Control

The real issue is, who's in control of my online profile, who can access it, and who's selling it? When I show up at a travel site, do I want them to know who I am and what frequent flyer program I belong to? Yes. When I'm doing research on AIDS because I have a friend in the hospital, do I want that as part of my profile? I don't think so.
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#Control