As in any field, there are many notions regarding computer/network security that we’ve all heard a million times, but that aren’t necessarily true (or maybe they were true once, but things have changed and they’re now hopelessly outdated). This slideshow illustrates some of the myths, misconceptions and just plain dumb ideas surrounding security, according to security consultant Charges Pfleeger. Check them out and see whether you agree or disagree:
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.