Hamster Wheels of Pain

Andrew Jaquith
Andrew Jaquith ∙ Managing Director, Markerbench
1 min read ∙ October 13, 2005

A while ago I wrote a blog post called Escaping the Hamster Wheel of Pain decrying the lather-rinse-repeat cycle that the security industry seems to be fixated on. Here are some hamster wheels I’ve been collecting. I’ve obscured the names, sort of. I make no comment on these other than to note with amusement that they all resemble each other.

Core

Critical Watch

Cybertrust

Foundstone

ISS

Preventsys

Shavlik

Symantec

Symantec