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Fundamental fallacies


Maybe it's time for a reality check...a reboot. Hope is not a solid platform for running information security on. Nor can we rely solely on people and technical controls to keep the bad guys at bay. Information security is a little bit of everything - the opposite mindset of the items above - pulled together and overseen by managers who get it. Which side are you on?

Kevin Beaver is an independent information security consultant, author, keynote speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC, where he specializes in performing independent information security assessments in support of risk management and compliance. He has authored/co-authored seven books on information security including the brand new "Hacking for Dummies,3rd edition" and "The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance." He is also the creator of the Security On Wheels information security audio books and blog. For contact info and links to his blog and Twitter account, visit www.principlelogic.com.