Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Every piece of Swiss cheese has lots of holes in it, but if you get enough pieces of cheese in place, you block everything”

Roger Thompson, chief emerging threats researcher at ICSA Labs, talking about the relevance of anti-virus signatures (eSecurityPlanet)

“For the past five years, the world’s appetite for U.S. patents has been seemingly insatiable”

Mike Baycroft, CEO, IFI CLAIMS Patent Services in a new report on 2012 patents (Datamation)

“The guy that works in the music store might know how to play guitar, but that doesn’t make him Eric Clapton”

Bask Iyer,  CIO of Juniper Networks talking about what it takes to be the CIO of a technical company (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

“We’re going to continue to see an increase in attacks until Microsoft releases a patch for this bad boy”

Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle, commenting on unpatched Microsoft IE exploit (eSecurityPlanet)


“Of course we continue to evolve and optimize the performance of our javascript code so that future versions of Firefox will have even better performance”

Johnathan Nightingale, VP of Firefox Engineering commenting on this week’s Firefox 18 release (Datamation)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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