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Top 10 IT Security Lessons

Tripwire has a great list of 20 of the best IT security lessons ever learned. Below are the top 10 of my favorite tips from the list:

  1. Security must enable business, not prevent it
  2. Work with people. Don’t fight them
  3. Problems first, then solutions
  4. Teach the basics again and again
  5. To get respect, you’ll need a few shots fired at you
  6. Think like an attacker
  7. Backup your data…away from the data source
  8. If it’s online, you can’t be certain it’s private
  9. Record as much activity as you can
  10. Security is everyone’s responsibility