Get with IT: Fix Your Low-Hanging Fruit

Basic information security can go a long way when thwarting hackers

Malicious hacker behavior will undoubtedly help drive more secure networks. But why even give these guys the pleasure they seek? Private industry controls more than three-quarters of the nation’s infrastructure. We can make a difference one business at a time. Find out where you are bleeding now in and around your network and then vow to do something about this low-hanging security fruit once and for all.

Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, expert witness, author and professional speaker with Atlanta-based Principle Logic, LLC. With over 22 years of experience in the industry, Kevin specializes in performing independent security assessments revolving around minimizing information risks. He has authored/co-authored 10 books on information security including the best-selling Hacking For Dummies currently in its 3rd edition. Kevin is also the creator of the Security On Wheels information security audio books and blog providing security learning for IT professionals on the go. You can reach Kevin through his website and follow him on Twitter at @kevinbeaver.