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HP, Equifax and Security: Why HP Appears to Lead

I had a nice chat with HP’s Security Advisory Board at HP Reinvent and it got me thinking about why, on PC and printer security, the firm seems to understand the problem and address it better than most. Part of it is that HP, of all the vendors, was hit the hardest with a security problem some time ago when the then combined company’s board didn’t understand that pretexting was a synonym for identity theft and authorized an action against reporters that cost most of the board, and several HP employees, their jobs, not to mention a ton of avoidable bad press.

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