It’s not always that we don’t know how to prevent security breaches. Sometimes it’s that we do know, but simply don’t do it. The complexities of today’s networks and systems and the nature of most IT pros’ jobs – understaffed and overworked – means sometimes those mechanisms that could go a long way toward preventing attacks, breaches and data leakage fall by the wayside. In this article, Larry Seltzer discusses a half dozen programming techniques, products and services that could make it less likely that you’ll be one of the organizations that finds itself victimized by hacks and malware.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.