It's been about 8 years since Scott Culp published "The 10 Immutable Laws of Security." It is one of the best and most important essays on computer security ever published. And it's a must-read article that is fundamental to all work in the field of information security. If you haven't read it yet, you should check it out now.
But a lot has changed in the past 8 years. So do these "immutable laws" really still hold true? In the October installment of our Security Watch column, Jesper Johansson kicks off a three-part series in which he examines the 10 immutable laws to see if they are still fundamental laws for the field of IT security.