The methods that will most effectively minimize the ability of intruders to compromise information security are comprehensive user training and education. Enacting policies and procedures simply won’t suffice. Even with oversight the policies and procedures may not be effective: my access to Motorola, Nokia, ATT, Sun depended upon the willingness of people to bypass policies and procedures that were in place for years before I compromised them successfully.

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To competently perform rectifying security service, two critical incident response elements are necessary: information and organization.

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If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked. What’s more, you deserve to be hacked.

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Doveryai, no proveryai (Trust, but verify).

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When entrusted to process, you are obligated to safeguard.

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Give a man an audit and he will be secure for a day. Teach a man to audit and he will be secure for the rest of his life.

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Information security is an economics problem.

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Secure is an adjective, so it’s subjective to owner’s risk acceptance.

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Many recommendations across the Net sound like this: ‘Don't keep your information on the cloud.' Fair enough, but it's the same as if you asked, ‘How not to get my house burned down?' and the answer would be, ‘Do not have a house.' The logic is solid, but a better way to translate such advice is, ‘avoid storing sensitive information on the cloud.' So if you have a choice you should opt for keeping your crucial information away from virtual world or use appropriate solutions.

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Technology is like fish. The longer it stays on the shelf, the less desirable it becomes.

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If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.

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Whether you're traveling with a laptop, netbook, smartphone, iPad, or all of the above, the risks and defenses against them are basically the same.

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