When security companies fail

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 6:05 PM EST

Security Fix has long pontificated on the necessity of Microsoft Windows users setting up their machines to run under "limited user" accounts. It is considered a fairly effective method for warding off spyware and virus infections on your average Windows PC.

The advice is not some "secret sauce" that Security Fix dreamed up. It is well known that running Windows under a user account that does not have the right to install software by default is widely recognized as the key safeguard for fortifying Windows machines.

At Security Fix.

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Using Hollywood to improve your security program

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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