Thursday, March 8, 2012

Info Security in 2 Steps - Train Your Humans, Have Your Technical Vulnerabilities Checked and Patched

There’s a famous saying that “amateurs hack systems, while professionals hack people.” The point is that security technology designed to stop hackers, spies, phishers and frauds are always compromised by timeless human weaknesses: inattention, incompetence and complacency.

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The only thing standing between your company’s information systems and the people who are out to compromise them is employees. Technical security vulnerabilities can be patched but humans are always vulnerable. (more) (need patching?)