Understanding security threats: you are a target!

Friday, 10 May 2002, 1:28 AM EST

As a network security consultant, one thing I hear time and time again is, "Our company is too small, no one would want to hack us," or, "We don't have anything that those people would want to steal." In this case, unfortunately, perception is not reality.

We live in a massively connected world. No matter who you are and no matter where you live, you are a target.

If that thought scares you, it should. The idea that someone from the other side of the planet can "touch" your network or computer is a creepy thought. In fact, the entire Earth is now a war zone - an information war zone.

In order to protect ourselves, we need to begin thinking of ourselves as innocent people living under the constant threat of attack.

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