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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week


"The Galactic Empire knew what data was important, they monitored,logged and reported on access and they responded to threats."

Kellman Meghu, head of Security Engineering for Check Point Technologies, talking about IT security lessons learned from Star Wars (eSecurity Planet)


"The informed consumer is a missing component in making cloud providers more transparent in terms of what they are doing."

Jim Reavis, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Cloud Security Alliance (Datamation)


"The question 'Are Mac users no longer safe' is a trick question, because you were not safe to begin with,"

Seth Hardy, researcher at The Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs(InternetNews)

"If you thought the old Exadata's were fast, you ain't seen nothing yet."

Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison launching his company's fastest database machine ever (Datamation)


"Apple now is riding the coattails of Jobs' tremendous success."

Daniel Morgan, a portfolio manager at Synovus Trust,  in a story on the one year anniversary of the passing of Apple founder Setve Jobs (CNN)




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